Air International 2019-06
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M.Broadbent - Towards the sunset /Commercial/
This former Singapore Airlines aircraft, now operated by Hi Fly of Portugal, is available on a wet-lease basis.
Airbus will produce the last new A380 in 2021.
The A380's utility is in providing capacity for network airlines on trunk routes between hub airports. Here British Airways’ G-XLEG (msn 161) departs Heathrow.
Asiana operates just six A380s.
All Nippon Airways is to become the 15th airline to operate the A380. It will start flying the type from Tokyo-Narita to Honolulu on May 24, 2019. The carrier will receive three examples, each wearing a customised example of a distinctive design called 'Flying Honu' that depicts the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, also known as the Honu.
Emirates operates more A380s than any other customer, including A6-EOK (msn 184) seen on pushback from the carrier's hub in Dubai.