Qantas A380 First Class Suite

The first class cabin of Qantas’s A380 super-jumbos, designed by Marc Newson, looks astonishingly like the U.S.S. Enterprise in Star Trek, reports Daily Mail. The interior includes LCD touch panels, leather seating, plants, sheepskin-covered full-length beds and more than 1,000 videos to choose from. Each berth even has a dresser for storing clothes – naturally, … Continued

Emirates hooks up A380 planes to wi-fi

Middle Eastern airline Emirates has announced the launch of wireless internet access on board its fleet of flagship super-jumbo A380 aircraft. Customers flying the massive planes, which operate between Dubai and destinations such as Paris and London, will now be able to use wifi-enabled devices on selected routes, Emirates confirmed December 12. Eleven of the … Continued

Inside Korean Air’s new Airbus A380

Korean Air is to inaugurate its new A380 “superjumbo” on a route between New York City and Seoul this week. The airline, which is the seventh in the world to fly the enormous Airbus aircraft, will wave off the first A380 flight from New York across the Pacific Ocean on August 9, launching what it … Continued

Korean Air and Absolut launch A380 collaboration

Absolut Vodka has teamed up with Korean Air in a deal that will see the unit launch Absolut bars on ten of the airline’s new Airbus A380s. The onboard ‘Celestial Bars’ – two in Business Class and one in First Class – will also feature duty free Absolut products to purchase. The first Korean Air … Continued

Malaysia Airlines: No Babies in First Class

Malaysia Airlines has become the first major airline to ban babies from the first-class cabins on its aircraft, and will extend the ban on the A380 super jumbo. The airline’s CEO Tengku Azmil said the airline’s forthcoming A380 would not have bassinets, the in-flight cribs required for babies to fly in, installed. Parents who wish … Continued

Emirates launches promotion with Montblanc

Emirates Airline and Montblanc have jointly launched a major inflight retail promotion offering passengers the opportunity to become the ‘Emirates A380 VIP’. During the promotional period, which runs from January to June, any passenger who purchases a Montblanc Starwalker A380 fineliner writing instrument on board can enter a free draw to win a limited edition … Continued

Korean Air announces unique business class on A380

Korean Air is to introduce a new two-story A380 aircraft that features only Business Class seats on the second floor in May. The 407-seat aircraft, built in partnership with Airbus, will be composed of 12 First Class, 94 Business Class and 301 Economy Class seats. Korean Air says this deck will have 94 lie-flat sleeper … Continued

Boeing to debut 787 Dreamliner at Farnborough

Members of the public will be able to see the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the first time at next week’s Farnborough Air Show, the firm has announced. The new Dreamliner, set to go into service later this year, will be presented alongside its rival Airbus’s A380 superjumbo at the show, which runs July 19 … Continued

Montblanc Limited Edition Skeleton A380

Last week, the first A380 of the German aircraft “Lufthansa” carried Germany’s national soccer team to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Celebrating the world’s biggest airliner – the Airbus 380, Montblanc has developed a Limited Edition – Skeleton A380 in collaboration with Airbus. Inspired by the imposing aircraft, its extraordinary design features the … Continued

Emirates places biggest A380 order

Dubai-based Emirates Airline is to fly a total of 90 Airbus A380 “superjumbos” by the end of 2017 after a shock announcement that it is to buy a further 32, the largest single order in commercial aviation history. The airline stunned its rivals with the $11.5 billion purchase on the first day of the ILA … Continued

Lufthansa unveils new first class

Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa, has lately received its first Airbus A380 jetliner, and they claim its cabin to be the “world’s quietest first class.” The First-Class bathroom features wide vertical mirrors and a five-star hotel-style vanity area. The bathroom is fitted with separate wash, changing and toilet areas. “There’s a leather banquette seat in the … Continued