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Airbus to build plane that's even uglier than the A380

The Register - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The A380 may be able to haul hundreds of people across oceans and continents in considerable comfort, but aerosexuals* find it hard to love on aesthetic grounds. And now Airbus has signalled it intends to make even uglier planes next year. You'll need ...

Mobile battery behind A380 cabin smoke event

Flightglobal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a recent cabin smoke event on a Qantas-operated Airbus A380, which was traced to a mobile phone battery.

British Airways A380 aborts a landing at the last second

Daily Mail - ‎May 18, 2016‎
This footage shows the moment a British Airways Airbus A380 dramatically aborts a landing at the last second - just feet above the runway.

Watch an Airbus A380 Abort a Landing When It's Incredibly Close to the Ground

Gizmodo - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Here's a British Airways Airbus A380 attempting to land at the Vancouver airport. You can see the world's largest passenger airplane make its final approach and come so, so close to the ground—but then decide to abort and make a go-around instead.

Qantas A380 business class: review - ‎May 12, 2016‎
This is a review of the experience aboard a daytime flight from Dubai to London Heathrow, flying business class on a Qantas Airbus A380 aircraft. Pre-departure: Though I didn't avail of the service, Qantas business-class passengers flying to and from ...

Video: A look inside British Airways' A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft

The Province - ‎May 19, 2016‎
British Airways Airbus-A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft, is flying in and out of YVR throughout the summer.
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Airbus A380 Aborted Landing Will Make You Hold Your Breath

Ubergizmo - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Airbus A380 is a testament to human engineering. It's the biggest passenger plane that's widely used by many airlines across the globe, the sheer scale of this thing is mindboggling, makes you wonder how it even flies.
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Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire

Flying Magazine - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Here's something you don't see every day. When we look down at the wheels of airplanes we generally see something round. But imagine the surprise when the gate personnel at London Heathrow Airport identified one of the 22 wheels on an Airbus A380 as ...
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Engines shipped for Emirates' first Trent-powered A380

Flightglobal - ‎May 11, 2016‎
But Rolls-Royce last year secured a crucial agreement with the airline - the largest A380 customer - to supply the Trent 900 for 50 follow-on aircraft.
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British Airways Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire, Aviation Experts Baffled

The Inquisitr - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Aviation experts have been left baffled after a British Airways Airbus A380 landed with a square-shaped tire. According to CNN, the plane was a Hong Kong-London flight that landed at London Heathrow on May 5. The incident was first reported on The ...
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Opinion: ICAO's Emissions Plan Has Loopholes Big Enough For An A380

Aviation Week - ‎May 11, 2016‎
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CME introduces aluminum A380 contract

Recycling Today - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Chicago-based CME Group, which bills itself as “the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace,” has announced it will offer a new Aluminum A380 alloy futures contract (based on S&P Global Platts pricing) to begin trading June 6, 2016.

Qatar Airways says to launch A380 on China route in July - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “This year marks our eighth anniversary of operations in Guangzhou and we are delighted to celebrate this milestone by introducing our bespoke A380 aircraft, re-affirming our long-standing commitment to China.
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Mystery as British Airways A380 plane lands in London with square tire

CNN - ‎May 10, 2016‎
A British Airways Airbus A380 set off from Hong Kong on May 5 with 22 round wheels -- but apparently touched down at London Heathrow with a bizarre square-shaped tire.
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CME Group to Offer New Aluminum A380 Alloy Contract

MetalMiner - ‎May 16, 2016‎
“Aluminum A380 Alloy futures will complement our diverse suite of physically delivered and financially settled aluminum futures and responds to commercial customer demand for a North American exchange-cleared hedging tool for managing their aluminum ...

Qantas Extends A380 Support Contract with Spairliners until 2025 - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Hamburg/Sydney - Qantas Airways Ltd., the Australian flag carrier based in Sydney, has renewed its Integrated Component Care contract with Spairliners who have been providing services since the A380 entry into service in 2008. The contract is effective ...
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Airbus A380 or A380neo; Emirates Just Doesn't Care Anymore

Bidness ETC - ‎May 10, 2016‎
Emirates Airline's President Tim Clark is reported to have said on Tuesday that the airline would continue to order A380 aircraft from AIRBUS GROUP SE (OTCMKTS:EADSY), even if the company decides to not launch a revamped version of the aircraft.

BRIEF-CME Group to launch aluminum A380 alloy futures

Reuters - ‎May 16, 2016‎
May 16 CME Group Inc. * CME Group expands base metals offering with new aluminum A380 alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780) ...
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Qatar Airways brings Airbus A380 service to Guangzhou – Daily super-jumbo aircraft to commence on July 1

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - ‎May 10, 2016‎
GUANGZHOU, China, May 9: Qatar Airways has announced that it will upgauge its Doha-Guangzhou service with the introduction of its flagship Airbus A380 on the route. Guangzhou will be Qatar Airways fourth A380 destination, after London, Paris and ...

British Airways A380 'floats' along runway in aborted landing

Intelligent Aerospace - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A dramatic video shows the pilot of a British Airways A380 aborting a landing when the plane is just feet above the ground.