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Emirates names Zurich as next A380 destination

(eTN) – Dubai airline, Emirates, has just named Zurich as their next Airbus A380 destination, making the prospect of traveling to Switzerland’s banking city even more attractive.

Emirates one-off A380 visit to Mauritius precursor to regular flights?

(eTN) - The Mauritius tourism industry may well have reasons to smile, after Emirates President Tim Clark indicated on the sidelines of the world’s largest tourism trade show, the ITB in Berlin, tha

Thai Airways takes delivery of its first A380

Thai Airways International (THAI) has taken delivery of its first A380, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s largest and most eco-efficient airliner.

First THAI A380 rolls out of paint shop

The first A380 for Thai Airways International (THAI) was rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg over the weekend, bearing the airline’s distinctive livery.

A380 added to Malaysia Airlines fleet

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has officially added the A380 to its fleet.

A380 will be flagship aircraft of Malaysia Airlines

SUBANG, Indonesia - Malaysia Airlines today revealed the design and specifications of its first new flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, that is on track for entry into service from July 1, 2012.

A380 flights from New York to Asia start tomorrow

NEW YORK - JFK travelers are in for a treat when a new age of air service starts tomorrow: the first A380 flights to Asia from New York.

Does Emirates have plans to bring the A380 to Kenya?

(eTN) - "Kenya is our third biggest market in Africa after South Africa and Nigeria," was the statement made earlier in the week, when Emirates’ Nairobi office launched the airline’s premium produ

Entebbe International cleared as an A380 emergency landing airport

(eTN) - The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) over the weekend released information that the airport was cleared by an inspection panel of Emirates, Dubai’s award-winning airline, to serve as an emerge

A380 superjumbo damaged, grounded at Le Bourguet

Airbus' appearance at the Paris Air Show has been blighted by misfortune, with two key planes damaged.

Emirates A380 use on Shanghai route excites travelers

(eTN) - Yesterday saw the first of now daily flights by Emirates from Dubai to Shanghai, using the sky giant A380 aircraft.

THAI pilots receive A380 training in France

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) sent pilots to receive training in Toulouse, France, for a period of 5 weeks in preparation to operate Airbus A380 aircraft that will enter the

May will start Lufthansa A380 service to San Francisco

The list of A380 destinations in the Lufthansa schedule will soon be extended.

WTM chairman cornered at WTM

LONDON (eTN) - Fiona Jeffery has held the position as the chairman of Reed Exhibitions' World Travel Market (WTM) for the past few years.

Emirates to use A380 for Dubai to Hong Kong flights

UGANDA (eTN) - A source at the Kampala office of Emirates has confirmed to this correspondent that the airline will effective October 1 of this year begin to use the giant A380 aircraft on their route

Emirates A380 lands in Milan sporting the AC Milan football team...

(eTN) - For the first official presentation of the Rossoneri (the color of AC Milan 2010-2011 football team - the most successful club in the world) Adidas and Emirates have organized a truly exceptio

Malaysian Air may terminate its A380 order

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Airline System Bhd.

Airbus A380 is a hit with travelers

Before they ever leave New York's Kennedy Airport for Paris, tourists pose to take pictures in front of it, as though it were the Eiffel Tower or the Statue of Liberty.

Emirates order is a major boost for Airbus A380

The Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger jet, got a major boost when Emirates airline ordered 32 of the double-decked aircraft, raising prospects for a plane that some critics had derided as a w

Lufthansa to use A380 to Johannesburg

Information was received from a regular contact in South Africa that the local

Analysts: A380 best regarded as $25 billion write-off and an act...

Five years after its first test flight, the Airbus SAS A380 superjumbo remains more than 200 units short of making the program profitable.

Emirates to go double daily with A380 to London

The usual source within the Emirates Kampala office has tipped off this correspondent to the addition of a second daily A380 flight between Dubai and London, effective at the beginning of July this ye

Emirates announces next A380 destination

A regular source within Emirates in Uganda has drawn this correspondent’s attention to the fact that with the delivery of more A380 aircraft, the airline will be adding Beijing from the beginning of

A380 makes maiden commercial flight to Africa

Air France (AF) last week commenced the use of the A380 between Paris and Johannesburg, the first airline to fly the giant aircraft commercially to Africa on scheduled services.

A380 successfully makes first flight to Korea

Emirates, the award-winning international airline, celebrated the A380’s first flight to North East Asia with its arrival at Incheon International Airport in Seoul last week.

Emirates A380 orders delayed

DUBAI - Emirates Airline Wednesday said some of its double-decker Airbus A380 planes for delivery in 2010 will be delayed and that it may take over aircraft orders from rival carriers.

A380 experience: Do we have to land?

As a very frequent traveler, I don’t experience much excitement about flying anymore.