Top News on a380

  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One


    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.


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  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One


    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the...


  • Airbus full-year order total exceeds Boeing's


    Airbus expects to disclose later this month that it secured more orders than rival Boeing over the course of last...


  • ​A350 arrives home at ‘tough customer’ Qatar


    Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has finally arrived at its home base – a week or so later than originally planned...


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  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One

    News | 28 Jan 2015 21:48 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-chooses-747-8-as-next-Air-Force-One-408408/
  • Emirates extends A380 reach to Dusseldorf and Madrid

    News | 28 Jan 2015 11:06 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is to open Airbus A380 services to the German city of Dusseldorf as well as the Spanish capital Madrid.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-extends-A380-reach-to-Dusseldorf-and-Madrid-408373/
  • ANALYSIS: 2015 sources of aircraft finance

    News | 27 Jan 2015 14:56 | Olivier Bonnassies

    This year there is a $124 billion financing requirement for commercial jets, says Boeing Capital, and although almost all indicators are green in the aircraft financing environment, the industry is not immune to external factors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-2015-sources-of-aircraft-finance-407378/
  • ANALYSIS: Will JAL, ANA codeshares save Skymark?

    News | 22 Jan 2015 00:01 | Ellis Taylor

    Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines’ unusual plan to have rivals Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways both codeshare on some of its flights appears to be coming to fruition, but it still faces some major short-term challenges.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Will-JAL-ANA-codeshares-save-Skymark-408139/
  • 13 top-selling narrowbody and widebody types of 2014

    News | 16 Jan 2015 15:36 | Murdo Morrison

    With the big two manufacturers having released their orders and deliveries figures this week, these are their 13 top-selling narrowbody and widebody types of 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/13-top-selling-narrowbody-and-widebody-types-of-2014-407997/
  • ANALYSIS: A380 enters maturity as overhauls accelerate

    News | 14 Jan 2015 11:44 | Michael Gubisch

    When Emirates last summer towed one of its Airbus A380s into its Dubai MRO facility for a 3C-check – an overhaul scheduled after six years of operation – this was not the type's first such event but marked the beginning of a heavy maintenance cycle for what is, by a wide margin, the largest fleet among operators of the double-decker.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A380-enters-maturity-as-overhauls-accelerate-407792/