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Emirates grows Australia capacity more than 7% with extra A380s

Emirates grows Australia capacity more than 7% with extra A380s

Ben Sandilands September 13, 2017 8 Comments

The backside friendly A380 continues to grow the Emirates presence in Australia

Qantas scores 2nd highest profit, announces A380 upgrades and more

Qantas scores 2nd highest profit, announces A380 upgrades and more

Ben Sandilands August 25, 2017 13 Comments

Despite a profit dip Qantas has a lot of good news to deliver this morning

What Malaysia Airlines really thinks about its Airbus A380s

What Malaysia Airlines really thinks about its Airbus A380s

Ben Sandilands June 28, 2017 22 Comments

Is Malaysia Airlines right about the future strength of Airbus A380s in high volume air transport?

Airbus A380 Plus doesn’t add up for Emirates

Airbus A380 Plus doesn’t add up for Emirates

Ben Sandilands June 22, 2017 29 Comments

Airbus A380 Plus scores a minus with Emirates. This might not end well for you, as a regular sized passenger

Airbus A380 ‘Plus’ adds seats or range, cuts flight costs

Airbus A380 ‘Plus’ adds seats or range, cuts flight costs

Ben Sandilands June 19, 2017 24 Comments

Airbus shows off an easier way to get more passengers per plane than by jamming their thigh bones together

Airbus says A380 will always fit in wideboys (and girls) who can’t hack 787s

Airbus says A380 will always fit in wideboys (and girls) who can’t hack 787s

Ben Sandilands June 11, 2017 24 Comments

More seats, even longer range, and lower fuel burn, said to be coming soon to Airbus A380s

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

Ben Sandilands June 1, 2017 8 Comments

No Sydney-Auckland A380s could be just a curtain raiser to further Emirates initiatives

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Ben Sandilands April 26, 2017 2 Comments

Etihad's move to all A380 flights at Sydney underlines seat shortages caused by airport's limitations

Emirates had an A380 surprise for small town NZ yesterday

Emirates had an A380 surprise for small town NZ yesterday

Ben Sandilands January 30, 2017 3 Comments

Sunday drivers had a big surprise near Ohakea air force base in New Zealand after an A380 problem at Auckland airport

Emirates A380s in massive capacity boost to Hong Kong

Emirates A380s in massive capacity boost to Hong Kong

Ben Sandilands January 14, 2017 7 Comments

What Emirates is doing with its two class 615 seat A380 is a likely preview of 2020s flying at large

Emirates growth issues less of a crisis than poor public reading skills?

Emirates growth issues less of a crisis than poor public reading skills?

Ben Sandilands January 6, 2017 22 Comments

Emirates may have the world's largest fleet of A380s and 777s, but will a trade war change that?

Emirates and Rolls-Royce commit to Airbus A380s for the long haul

Emirates and Rolls-Royce commit to Airbus A380s for the long haul

Ben Sandilands December 9, 2016 32 Comments

The big Airbus looks like being around for a long time

Hawaiian thinks about using A380s to counter ANA doing same

Hawaiian thinks about using A380s to counter ANA doing same

Ben Sandilands September 22, 2016 9 Comments

Will it be A380s at ten paces between All Nippon Airways and Hawaiian?

Virgin Australia restores Melbourne LAX 777s and puts A330s on Perth-Abu Dhabi

Ben Sandilands September 20, 2016 8 Comments

It might only have small wide body fleets but Virgin Australia is working them like there is no tomorrow

Emirates attacks Middle Earth, no Christchurch, with more A380s

Ben Sandilands September 6, 2016 4 Comments

Daily Emirates A380s to Queenstown and Dunedin can't be far off after this announcement

Emirates defies wisdom of the cautious with more Manchester A380s

Emirates defies wisdom of the cautious with more Manchester A380s

Ben Sandilands August 10, 2016 41 Comments

The A380 continues to infuriate critics with its passenger appeal in any class

Etihad: First we take Serbia, then Manhattan

Etihad: First we take Serbia, then Manhattan

Ben Sandilands June 23, 2016 1 Comment

They may have different business models, but Emirates and Etihad have continuous route expansion in common

Emirates takes its 80th Airbus A380, another 62 on way

Emirates takes its 80th Airbus A380, another 62 on way

Ben Sandilands June 22, 2016 2 Comments

In a week of massive uncertainty for air travel, Emirates shows no sign of slowing down its A380 driven expansion