Airbus super-jumbo

Airbus to Fit More Seats Into Super-Jumbo

Airbus to Fit More Seats Into Super-Jumbo The Airbus A380 is already the largest passenger plane in the world, holding around 550 passengers in its typical configuration. But Airbus says it can make this super-jumbo jet even more jumbo by reconfiguring it to squeeze in another 80 seats. Some of the changes provide more room […]

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Private Plane Flipped Upside Down

Private Jet Flipped Upside Down and Fell 10,000ft

Private Jet Flipped Upside Down and Fell 10,000ft A German private jet was flipped on to its back, rolled and plunged 10,000 ft but did not crash after hitting turbulence caused by a superjumbo. The near-disaster, in which passengers were seriously injured and the Challenger aircraft damaged beyond repair, has accelerated moves by regulators to counter the […]

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Inside the World’s Largest Passenger Plane

Inside the World’s Largest Passenger Plane The Emirates airline showed off its newest passenger plane that will soon begin to service Logan Airport. A massive A380 is so big that Massport spent $30 million renovating Terminal E to accommodate it. Emirates operates more Airbus A380 aircraft, the world’s largest passenger plane, than any other airline. The […]

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Top 10 Airlines of 2016

The World’s Top 10 Airlines of 2016

The World’s Top 10 Airlines of 2016 Emirates has been named the best airline in the world for 2016 by the leading consumer-aviation website Skytrax. This is the fourth time Emirates has garnered this honor in the past 15 years. “We are honored to be recognized by the prestigious Skytrax awards,” Emirates President Tim Clark […]

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Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight

Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight

Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight Emirates launched the world’s shortest scheduled A380 service from Dubai to Doha on December 1.  Covering 379km from Dubai to Doha in a total travel time of 1 hour and 20 minutes, the Airbus A380 aircraft landed at Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Thursday morning. It was even shorter […]

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First Class Airplane Seat

Here’s What a $21000 First Class Airplane Seat Is Like

Here’s What a $21000 First Class Airplane Seat Is Like Most people’s least favorite part of traveling somewhere far away is the journey to get there — but when you’re flying in a $21,000 first class airplane seat, the trip itself starts to get a lot more appealing. Recently YouTube vlogger Casey Neistat got a free upgrade from Business Class to […]

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Emirates Plane Crash: How Passengers Evacuated

Emirates Plane Crash: How Passengers Evacuated Last week an Emirates plane crash-landed in Dubai before bursting into flames that engulfed much of the Boeing 777. Miraculously, all 300 crew and passengers on board survived, primarily because they were able to deplane in less than 90 seconds. Yet in the wake of the accident, footage has emerged […]

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Emirates Plane Crash-Landing at Dubai Airport

Emirates Plane Crash-Landing at Dubai Airport An Emirates airline plane has crash landed at Dubai Airport after reportedly catching fire in mid-air. The plane landed on its tail and its right wing caught fire. Thick, black smoke was seen coming out of the fuselage of the flight EK521. Reports say that the aircraft has suffered heavy […]

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Airbus A380: Everything You Need to Know

Airbus A380: everything you need to know The Airbus A380 is world’s largest commercial airliner. It was launched in 2007 and it has impressed the world with its spacious and luxurious interior. There are many interesting facts about A380, including the following: The first fact about A380 will surprise you. Many believe that Airbus A380 […]

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Emirates A380 Makes Longest Non-Stop Flight

 Emirates A380 makes longest non-stop flight Emirates has unseated Qantas Airways as the record holder for the world’s longest flight. An Emirates Airbus A380 touched down in New Zealand on Wednesday, completing what is believed to be the world’s longest non-stop scheduled commercial flight. The Emirates A380 plane covered about 14,200km (8,824 miles) when it touched […]

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