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Emirates completes installation of Expo 2020 Dubai livery on 40 aircraft

Emirates has completed the installation of bespoke Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft, with its final A380 aircraft emblazoned in the distinctive orange ‘opportunity’ decal rolling out of the Emirates Engineering hangar. The first decal was unveiled in 2017 on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft decorated in the blue ‘mobility’ decal. Since then, Emirates’ […]

First ANA A380 rolls-out of Airbus Paintshop with unique livery

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle livery. ANA has firm orders for three A380s, becoming the first customer for the superjumbo in Japan. The airline will take delivery of the first A380 […]

First ANA Airbus A380 takes to the skies

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies yesterday, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France to the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is now being prepared for cabin installation and painting in the airline’s special A380 livery. ANA HOLDINGS INC. placed a […]

Airbus new production plan: 3600 jobs threatened

Airbus announced reduced production of its A380 and A400M. That new production schedule could be affecting 3600 jobs, French daily Challenges estimates. France should be spared, but in Germany, United Kingdom and Spain, workers are expecting some reassignments. The company released a statement that it would meet the European Works Council (a committee in charge […]

Emirates inks $16B A380 superjumbo order with Airbus

On February 11, 2018, Emirates announced affirming an order for 36 Airbus A380s. The $16 billion worth deal, already labeled a lifeline for the stagnant-in-sales superjumbo, was previously announced in January 2018, as Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The contract is for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, with the deliveries starting in 2020, Emirates […]

Singapore Airlines receives first of five new A380s

Singapore Airlines took the delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year. The plane is equipped with widely advertised newly launched on-board cabin products and innovations. “We are proud to deliver the first of five new A380s to Singapore Airlines featuring the carrier’s beautiful […]

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme

Singapore Airlines selected Airbus to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft which are currently in service with the airline. The retrofit work will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore and is expected to start in late 2018, with all 14 aircraft scheduled for completion by 2020. Under the agreement, Airbus will […]