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...


  • News Listings for Airbus A380

  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-Airways-finances-first-A380-on-a-French-lease-404775/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Loose-coupling-led-to-A380-water-leak-ATSB-404773/
  • Qantas to build new A380 hangar at Los Angeles airport

    News | 13 Oct 2014 23:11 | Edward Russell

    ​Qantas Airways will invest at least $30 million in a new Airbus A380-capable hangar at Los Angeles International airport (LAX), under a new lease agreement with the airport operator.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-to-build-new-A380-hangar-at-Los-Angeles-airport-404722/
  • ​PICTURES: Qatar plans rapid A380 roll-out following London debut

    News | 11 Oct 2014 10:26 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Qatar-plans-rapid-A380-roll-out-following-London-debut-404682/
  • Extra long-haul: The 10 furthest airline routes

    News | 10 Oct 2014 10:18

    At 06:26 local time on 1 October, the first Airbus A380 to serve the world’s longest scheduled air route – Dallas Fort Worth to Sydney – touched down in Australia’s largest cityhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Extra-long-haul-The-10-furthest-airline-routes-404626/
  • Korean investors fund Singapore Airlines A380

    News | 07 Oct 2014 10:13 | Laura Mueller

    Singapore Airlines has tapped institutional investors in Korea to finance an Airbus A380 delivery through a closed-end fund.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Korean-investors-fund-Singapore-Airlines-A380-404513/