Updated 11:35 pm CST, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 The Airbus A380 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The Airbus A380 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Photo: George Ruhe / AP Buy photo Photo: George Ruhe / AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 The Airbus A380 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The Airbus A380 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Photo: George Ruhe / AP Buy photo Airbus to stop making struggling A380 superjumbo in 2021 1 / 5 Back to Gallery TOULOUSE, France (AP) — European aviation giant Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its … [Read more...] about Airbus to stop making struggling A380 superjumbo in 2021
Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. Last summer, I enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Singapore and the Indonesian islands of Java & Bali. You can read my reviews here: Review: Singapore Airlines A380 new First Class suite London to Singapore Review: Marina Bay Sands Hotel (Singapore) Review: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay Review: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Review: Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud (Bali) Review: Amanjiwo, Borobudur (Java) Review: Amandari, Ubud (Bali) Review: Amankila (Bali) Review: Banyan Tree Ungasan, Uluwatu (Bali) Review: Bulgari Bali Resort (Bali) Review: Anantara Uluwatu (Bali) Review: Singapore Airlines B787 Dreamliner Business Class Bali to Singapore Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class Singapore to London Today (January 16, 2019): Review of Singapore Airlines’ A380 (old) Business Class from … [Read more...] about Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class from Singapore to London
Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (January 14, 2019): Top 10 things I like the most about the A380. My favorite aircraft to fly as a passenger is the double-decker Airbus A380, the world’s largest commercial airplane. I am even willing to go the extra mile to fly on it instead of any other aircraft. Since the A380 completed its first (test) flight almost 15 years ago, over 120 million passengers have experienced the aircraft, and they keep coming back. Again and again. Some will even seek destinations just to fly it. And why wouldn’t they? A wonder of modern engineering, every flight on a A380 is an experience that can never be forgotten, as I experienced multiple times myself: Review: Qantas A380 First Class from Dubai to London Review: Emirates A380 First Class from Dubai to Amsterdam Review: Emirates A380 Business Class from Dubai to Sydney Review: Singapore Airlines A380 First Class from London to … [Read more...] about Top 10 most exciting features of the Airbus A380
News Related: Emirates I may have given my conclusion away in the title, but if you are flying on Emirates in Business Class it is worth knowing which plane offers the better Business Class seats and which plane you should avoid. Which is best, Business Class on the A380 or Boeing’s B777? Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending Emirates has the largest Boeing 777 & Airbus A380 fleet in the world. They currently have a huge 105 Airbus A380’s in their fleet and an order for 57 additional aircraft. All Emirates A380s are fitted at the Airbus factory in Hamburg with cabin interior work and final livery being delivered from Hamburg. Airbus estimates that Emirates’ A380 orders alone support 41,000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in Europe, including some 14,500 in Germany alone. Emirates currently operates the A380 to 48 global destinations. Emirates has 165 Boeing 777s in its fleet, one of the most popular and advanced wide-bodied aircraft in commercial … [Read more...] about Emirates Business Class A380 Vs B777: Why You Should NEVER Fly B777!
Wednesday newsletters always feature a luxury hotel and/or flight review. The first week of February 2016, I traveled to the Maldives and enjoyed one of the best holidays of my life. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Etihad Airways A380 First Class Apartment from London to Abu Dhabi Review: Soneva Fushi, the Maldives’ original desert hideaway island Review: Soneva In Aqua, the Maldives’ first floating villa Review: Qatar Airways A380 First Class from Doha to Paris (today). Today (March 2, 2016): Trip report: Qatar Airways A380 First Class Doha (Qatar) to Paris (France). On February 8th 2016, I flew First Class onboard a Qatar Airways Airbus A380 from Doha’s new Hamad International Airport (Qatar) to Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris (France). Currently, the Doha based airline has only six A380s in its fleet, deploying them on medium-haule routes from Doha to London, … [Read more...] about Review: Qatar Airways A380 First Class Doha to Paris (+ Al Safwa lounge)