Malaysia Airlines' second A380 (MSN81) has arrived at the show to participate in the flying display, a week after the carrier's first superjumbo entered service.

MSN81 landed at Farnborough bang on schedule at 10:30 this morning, and was towed to its position - next to Airbus owner EADS's outside exhibit - by a Schopf 55t tug.

MAS A380


Three days earlier, an Airbus development A380 had been used to validate the aircraft to display at Farnborough.

The first Malaysia Airlines A380 has been operating on the Kuala Lumpur-London Heathrow route since 1 July. It is configured with 494 seats in a three-class layout: eight first class on the main deck, 66 business on the upper deck, and 420 economy seats split between both decks.

Source: Flight Daily News