• Airlines asked to check wings of 25 A380 planes

    Published on : Tuesday, July 9, 2019

    European aircraft maker Airbus has asked airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to get their wings inspected for cracks as per EU’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The EASA said in an airworthiness directive dated July 5 that …

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  • Singapore Airlines completes first A380 superjumbo retrofit

    Published on : Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Singapore Airlines has completed the retrofit of the first of 14 of its original A380 superjumbo. This aircraft now features the same cabins also offered on the carrier’s five newer A380s, with a total of 471 seats – 343 in …

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  • World’s shortest flight on jumbo A380

    Published on : Friday, May 31, 2019

    Emirates will launch the world’s shortest flight on the world’s biggest commercial plane – the double-decker Airbus A380. Two daily A380 flights between Dubai and Muscat International Airport are scheduled on July 1. The distance between the two cities is …

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  • Airbus discontinuing production of A380 Superjumbo

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2019

    Airbus SE has decided to discontinue the production of A380 double-decker after a dozen years in service, burying a prestige project that won the hearts of millions of passengers, but never the broad support of airlines that instead preferred smaller, …

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  • Qantas cancels its 8 remaining A380 orders

    Published on : Thursday, February 7, 2019

    Qantas Airlines has formally canceled its eight remaining Airbus A380 orders, leaving it with a fleet of 12 as technology and fuel economy catch up with the superjumbo.     The long-expected cancellation had been flagged previously and comes as …

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  • Airbus in talks with British Airways for more A380s

    Published on : Saturday, January 20, 2018

    Airbus SE is currently in talks to sell brand new A380 superjumbo airplanes to British Airways this year after they had secured a program-saving deal from Persian Gulf operator Emirates as per the people who are familiar with the matter. …

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  • Gatwick appoints American engineer for its biggest contract

    Published on : Monday, December 11, 2017

    Gatwick, Britain’s second largest airport has appointed American engineer to deliver a £2.7 billion investment programme.     San Francisco-based firm Bechtel will be employed to double the size of pier 6 in the North Terminal which is a £180-million …

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  • Fourth daily Sydney service to be launched by Emirates

    Published on : Thursday, September 14, 2017

    From March 25,2018 Emirates will launch its fourth daily service from  Dubai to Sydney and boost the tourism industry by improving the connections globally.     It will complement the three daily A380 services and will be operated by the …

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  • Emirates FA Cup sponsorship extended until 2021

    Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017

    A three year contract has been extended between Emirates and the Football Association to the already existing partnership of the FA Cup.   The tournament will still be named as The Emirates FA Cup until 2021.     Emirates became …

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  • Engine issue diverts Qantas plane to Sydney

    Published on : Thursday, June 29, 2017

    An aircraft of Qantas Airways that was travelling to Los Angeles from Melbourne was compelled to divert to Sydney and dump fuel offshore following an engine fault.   The flight QF93 was about an hour into its journey.   Suddenly, …

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  • Václav Havel Airport Prague ends record breaking year

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Václav Havel Airport Prague has set record by attracting more than more the 13 million passengers in one year. Since 2008, 2016 was the most successful year. Back in 2008, it was known as Prague Ruzyně International Airport and its …

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