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Airbus to improve A380 megajet

Airbus has presented a development study for an enhanced A380, the ‘A380plus’. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4 per cent fuel burn savings. Added to an optimised A380 maintenance programme and the enhanced cabin features first shown in April, the overall […]

Airbus cuts A380 production

Airbus has decided to cut A380 megajet production to 12 aircraft a year from 2018, due to the fact that it hardly sells the plane at the moment. In 2015 it produced 27 A380s. Airbus president Fabrice Brégier said at Farnborough that by this step Airbus is meeting current commercial demand and keeping all options […]

ANA firms up Airbus A380 order

ANA Holdings (Japan) has confirmed its plans for becoming a new Airbus A380 operator by signing a firm order with Airbus covering three aircraft. All Nippon Airways will receive the aircraft from 2019. The three megajets will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. The A380s must help ANA to overcome capacity constraints at Tokyo’s […]

Emirates: A380 to Copenhagen, twice daily to Gatwick and Zürich

Emirates will add Copenhagen as a new Airbus A380 destination. Beginning 1 December, the A380 will visit Copenhagen Kastrup Airport once daily. The A380s used on the Dubai-Copenhagen flights will have only two classes (economy and business class) and seat 615 passengers. So, there are no shower cabins on board of these A380s, which are […]