Qantas A380 Cabin First Flight from Hamburg

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Qantas A380′s cabin first flight at Hamburg yesterday. Qantas Airways will take delivery of its first Airbus A380 on 19 September. It is the third airline to have the new aircraft type in its fleet.

The airline has set 20 October as the date for its first Airbus A380 service, between Melbourne and Los Angeles.

Courtesy of http://www.pbase.com/orio/qantasa380

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3 Responses to Qantas A380 Cabin First Flight from Hamburg

  1. John Bowler 20 August, 2008 at 4:58 pm #

    Delivery will happen next month. The picture is of the cabin first flight at Hamburg dated 19 August 2008.

  2. John S. 20 August, 2008 at 5:07 pm #

    The aircraft took off yesterday after a delivery ceremony at Airbus’ Toulouse factory and will fly via Singapore to Sydney, where it will land on 21 September.

    I knew the A380 has long endurance, but it can stay aloft for an entire month?

    ;^)

  3. Steve Mitchell 21 August, 2008 at 4:08 pm #

    The title is a bit premature – this is just a test flight from Hamburg-Finkenwerder. QANTAS will not take delivery for another month – September 19th.

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