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Airlines Instructed to Inspect A380 Wings

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released an airworthiness directive (AD) advising six airlines to inspect the wings of early-build Airbus A380s. The regulator states that cracks have been found in the outer rear spars, between wing ribs 33

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China Southern Receives First A350 XWB

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the newest operator of the latest generation, twin-engine long-range widebody. The aircraft, B-308T (c/n 318) was handed over to the airline on June 28 and is the first

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Emirates Launches World’s Shortest A380 Route

Muscat Airport is set to receive Airbus A380s after Emirates announced it is to use the super jumbo on two of its three routes from Dubai effective July 1. The upgrading of the carrier’s EK862/3 and EK864/5 services creates the

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Qantas Launches “Points Plane” to Tokyo for Frequent Flyers

Qantas is to operate a series of flights exclusively available to travellers redeeming frequent flyer miles. An Airbus A380 will operate the inaugural “Points Plane” service from Melbourne/Tullamarine to Tokyo/Narita on 21 October, with frequent flyers able to book one

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Emirates Reveals Arsenal A380 Livery

Emirates has applied a special ‘Gunners’ livery to an Airbus A380, A6-EEB (c/n 109), for a football match between Arsenal FC and Al Nasr Sports Club. The friendly, played on March 26, was part of the inauguration of Al Makhtoum

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First Look: BA’s New ‘Club Suite’

British Airways has unveiled its new business class seat, which the carrier has branded as its ‘Club Suite’. The Heathrow-based airline has confirmed the product will debut on the first of its Airbus A350-1000 jets in July. An enormous step

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ANA’s Turtle Livery A380 Unveiled

The first Airbus A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been rolled out of the company’s paint shop in Hamburg, Germany in this distinctive Hawaiian green sea turtle livery. ANA is the first customer in Japan to order the superjumbo

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Decade of Emirates’ A380 at Heathrow

Emirates is celebrating 10 years of Airbus A380 operations at London’s Heathrow Airport. The first scheduled service from Dubai by the superjumbo was on December 1, 2008. Since then, the airline says it was carried more than 12.3 million passengers

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Etihad Launches New Economy Seating

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is to introduce a new seating product. Branded as Economy Space, the seats will feature an increased seat pitch of up to 36” (91cm) on the carrier’s widebody fleet. Etihad Airways aim to retrofit its ten

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Half Century for the Emirates A380

Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft with the launch of new scheduled services to Hamburg and Osaka/Kansai. The upgauge bears additional significance as they represent the 49th and 50th A380 destinations for the carrier.

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