Top News on Airbus A380

  • ​PICTURES: Qatar plans rapid A380 roll-out following London debut

    Qatar Airways operated its debut Airbus A380 service on 10 October, replacing a Boeing 777-300ER on its flagship Doha-London Heathrow route. Before the end of the year, the 517-seater will be introduced on its Paris services and on a second daily Heathrow rotation.

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  • American and BA continue to see strong transatlantic demand

    ​The heads of joint business partners American Airlines and British Airways continue to see strong and growing demand...

  • Etihad's entire fleet to get new livery by end-2017

    ​Etihad Airways will re-paint its entire fleet with its new livery by around end-2017, after unveiling the new colour...

  • Etihad sells exclusive 'Residence' suite for first A380 flight

    ​Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has sold the exclusive apartment-style first-class suite for its initial...

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  • MTU yet to be convinced on A380 re-engining

    News | 23 Oct 2014 13:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German powerplant specialist MTU Aero Engines has queried whether a new engine for the Airbus A380 has a business case.
  • Civil aftermarket stays strong in Safran third quarter

    News | 23 Oct 2014 09:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Safran Group’s aerospace propulsion division revenues rose by 10% to €1.9 billion ($2.4 billion) in the third quarter of this year.
  • Qatar to operate A380 to Bangkok

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:19 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways is to deploy its Airbus A380 to the Thai capital Bangkok from early next year.
  • BA to increase capacity to Denver with 747 upgauge

    News | 21 Oct 2014 22:01 | Edward Russell

    ​British Airways will fly a Boeing 747-400 to Denver International airport from March 2015, increasing capacity on the route as it has many of its services to North America.
  • Qatar Airways finances first A380 on a French lease

    News | 15 Oct 2014 07:49 | Laura Mueller

    Qatar Airways has closed the financing for its first Airbus A380 (MSN 137) with Credit Agricole CIB (CA-CIB) and KfW IPEX-Bank.
  • Loose coupling led to A380 water leak: ATSB

    News | 15 Oct 2014 07:47 | Ellis Taylor

    A coupling unwittingly loosened by a mop during cleaning led to a major water leak that occurred on board a Qantas Airways Airbus A380 on 2 July, forcing it to divert back to Los Angeles.