Month: April 2014

The Airbus A380 Fleet Cabin And Operations Part III: China Southern Airlines, Thai Airways International, Malaysia Airlines and British Airways

The Airbus A380 Fleet Cabin And Operations Part III: China Southern Airlines, Thai Airways International, Malaysia Airlines and British Airways

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This entry is the third installment of our series highlighting the Airbus A380 fleet's various cabin configurations. The selection of cabin products and services made by China Southern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways and British Airways the latest carriers to celebrate the super jumbo entry into service, will be discussed. The A380 aircraft had first entered service with Singapore Airlines in October of 2007. According to Airbus, by May 31st 2011, 49 aircraft had been delivered to 6 of the 18 customer airlines covering the 234-aircraft order book.On March 14th 2013, Airbus celebrated the 100th delivery of its A380 aircraft when Malaysia Airlines received the 6th and final aircraft ordered. As of April 15th 2014, 128 A380s have been delivered and are active with 10 carriers Singa...
Air France To Introduce A380 On Paris – Abidjan Route Begnning October 26th 2014

Air France To Introduce A380 On Paris – Abidjan Route Begnning October 26th 2014

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The global airline has announced it would place its Airbus A380 Super Jumbo on its Paris Charles De Gaulle - Abidjan route starting next winter peek season. Beginning October 26th 2014 and running through at least March 28th 2015, Air France A380s will each week, conduct three of the carrier's once daily rotations to the capital of Ivory Coast. The employment of the A380 will boost capacity on the route which is normally operated by the carrier's highly popular Boeing 777-300ER, Air France's long haul workhorse. The 777-300ERs are set to keep operating the route 4 times every week. On this route, the 777-300ER Air France has deployed have been configured with 325 seats in a three classes arrangement consisting of 8 First Class seats, 67 flat bed Business Class seats and 250 Economy Class s...
Emirates To Deploy A380 On Dubai – Dallas/Fort Worth Route On October 1st 2014, Replacing 777-200LR

Emirates To Deploy A380 On Dubai – Dallas/Fort Worth Route On October 1st 2014, Replacing 777-200LR

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Emirates Airlines announced on April 4th 2014 that Dallas / Fort Worth International would become the 28th destination it serves from its Dubai global hub with an A380, replacing a 777-200LR which had operated the direct flight since the route opened in 2012. The new daily flights which are set to begin October 1st, 2014 would also make Dallas / Fort Worth the carrier's 3rd A380 destination in the US after New York and Los Angeles. Emirates Airline has grown a sustainable long haul global airline in a relatively short amount of time building a dense network of currently 130 global destinations it can conveniently serve from its global hub in Dubai International (DXB) due to its geographic positioning at 8 hours flying time from most major world destinations (connecting 2/3 of world's popu...