The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS. The largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its … see full wiki
The first delivery of the A380 was in October 2007, to Singapore Airlines. For the past few years, Singapore Airlines (SIA or SQ) has been the airline to take the lead in securing the 1st order of new Airbus or Boeing planes. It certainly takes pride in being the first to do things and also the most profitable airlines in the world. Despite the fact that Singapore is a small country, it has managed to stand out in the travel arena, to the envy of many big corporations and airliners. However, this … more
I flew on the A380 last week for free on Singapore Airlines from Hong Kong to Singapore. No, not on business class but on the upper deck. Courtesy of Air Canada, ie. Frequent flyer miles ;-) The plane is not as huge as I've imagined, possibly because it's been compartmentalized! As big as this plane is, it can be bumpy too! The usual SQ service and efficiency. The lavatories are a lot nicer and roomier than the 767 or 747 flights!