Aircraft giant Airbus is to axe around 3,700 jobs in Europe as it cuts back production of its troubled A380 superjumbo and A400M military transporter, the company and union officials said Wednesday.
This was inevitable, though is still noteworthy. Years ago Virgin Atlantic placed an order for six Airbus A380 aircraft. This was back when it looked like the A380 would eventually be the future of aviation, rather than a dying plane...Show More Summary
The new width for a seat in the economy class cabin of an Airbus A380 aircraft operated by Emirates Airline was expected to be 17.2 inches — down from approximately 18 inches, but supposedly still slightly wider than the 17-inch seat...Show More Summary
In mid-January, Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding to buy up to an additional 36 Airbus A380s, in addition to the 142 Airbus A380s they had already ordered from Airbus (100+ of which are already in their fleet). With this deal they intend to place a firm order for 20 additional Airbus A380s, with options for an additional 16 aircraft. Show More Summary
Remember that magical memorandum of understanding between Airbus and Emirates for more A380s? Well, good news – they’ve been converted into a firm order. Emirates A380 taking off from London Heathrow – Image, Economy Class and Beyond...Show More Summary
The world's largest international airline, Emirates, has just signed a contract for 20 additional Airbus A380 aircraft as well as 16 options to firm up the MoU that was announced in January. Based on the latest list prices, the total value of this agreement is USD 16 Billion and deliveries are expected to start from 2020.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday hailed the signing in Dubai of a $16 billion purchase by Emirates Airlines of the Airbus A380 superjumbo commercial airliner. The deal was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emirates chairman and CEO of Emirates, and Mikhail Houari, president of Airbus Middle East.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday hailed the signing in Dubai of a $16 billion purchase by Emirates Airlines of the Airbus A380 superjumbo commercial airliner. "This is obviously excellent news for the French aerospace...Show More Summary
Singapore Airlines flies to two destinations from Los Angeles -- Seoul and Tokyo Narita (with continuing service to Singapore). Both flights are operated with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, not with Airbus A380s, so first class is stillShow More Summary
Qatar Airways fliegt bekanntlich ganz unterschiedliche Produkte in der Business Class durch die Welt. Während sich die Konfiguration und der Sitz in der Boeing 787, dem A350 und der A380 sehr ähnlich sind, gibt es in dem Airbus A330 und den Boeing 777 abweichende Produkte. Show More Summary
If you like a cocktail bar, you’ll absolutely love visiting one 33,000 feet in the sky. Emirates offers one of the niftiest get ups on their Airbus A380, with top of the line business class seats and a cozy bar to unwind too. While tickets...Show More Summary
TweetJust saying. This big old Airbus A380, which never really worked as an airliner design, regularly flies betwixt San Francisco and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Which is NBD, but the only way this beastly bird can make the trip is a polar route and that means Iran’s gotta give the OK NTTAWWT: Which, as stated, […]
Lange Zeit wurde gemunkelt, der Airbus A380 stünde unmittelbar vor dem Aus. Airbus selbst ließ sogar verlauten, dass man ohne Neuaufträge die Produktion mittelfristig einstellen müsse. Erste gebrauchte A380 gehen ohne Käufer in die Wüste. Show More Summary
It is just over ten years since the Airbus A380 entered service with Singapore Airlines. A lot has changed since then and it appears the market for aircraft with four engines is at an end. New large twin engine aircraft such as the Airbus A350, Boeing 787 Dreamliner are far more efficient which means airlines […]
Emirates has the largest fleet of Boeing 777s and Airbus A380s in the world. Emirates Engineering is tasked with keeping the fleet operating safely and effectively. Here's a look inside its facilities at Dubai International Airport. Over the past three decades, Emirates has become a global aviation powerhouse. Show More Summary
A $16 billion deal with Emirates airline for A380 superjumbos will give Airbus "at least 10 years of visibility", the European manufacturer's CEO Tom Enders said in an interview published Sunday.
There are three cabins on the upper deck of Air France’s Airbus A380. Two fall within the mediocre middle of transatlantic offerings, while one is exceptional. The airline has far better business class and premium economy seating onShow More Summary
Following reports late last year that the fate of the Airbus A380 could hinge on whether Dubai orders another batch of the super jumbo jets for the country’s Emirates Airline, it seems the tiny Gulf state has come through just in the...Show More Summary
Emirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders.
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