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Managing the world’s largest A380 operation in Dubai

28 May 2015 | By

Imagine offloading over 500 passengers, their luggage, and up to 38 unit load devices (ULDs) from an Airbus A380 aircraft so it’s ready to welcome 500 more passengers, their luggage and another 38 ULDs. Now imagine doing that more than 50 times a day. In Dubai, that’s the reality for…


Houston’s approach to accommodating the Airbus A380

27 May 2015 | By Jeffrey K.A. Brown, Houston Airport System

With the arrival of the first two Airbus A380 arriving at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Chief Development Officer Jeffrey K.A. Brown explains the airports approach to accommodating the aircraft through infrastructure and ground handling operations.


British Airways to launch A380s on Miami services

12 November 2014 | By British Airways

There will be ‘More seats to South Beach’ as British Airways adds Miami to its Airbus A380 network next October with two daily flights to the Florida sunshine on board the superjumbo...


Dubai International confirmed as world’s leading A380 hub

17 April 2013 | By Dubai Airports

Dubai International, the fastest growing airport in 2012 according to OAG statistics and the second busiest airport for international passenger traffic according to Airports Council International data, can now claim the title as the world’s leading hub for A380 operations according to published airline industry flight schedule data for 2012.


World’s first A380 facility fully open for business

10 February 2013 | By Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports and Emirates today announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International.


Continued handling of the A380

6 June 2012 | By Mark Glover, Commissioning Editor, International Airport Review

Five years after its maiden flight, the Airbus A380 continues to grow its operations around the world. Key to the aircraft’s smooth consolidation with airports was Airbus’ early involvement with ground handlers. In this special interview, Mark Glover from International Airport Review spoke to two of Airbus’ key figures in…


The A380 at Frankfurt Airport

4 February 2008 | By René Steinhaus, Senior Sales Manager, Fraport AG

We quiz René Steinhaus, Senior Sales Manager at Fraport AG about the Airbus A380 at Frankfurt Airport...


Paris-Charles de Gaulle: ready to handle the A380

30 November 2007 | By Jean-Marie Chevallier, Director of Planning, Aéroports de Paris

In a few months' time, Paris-Charles de Gaulle will be one of the first airports in the world to accommodate the new jumbo Airbus A380 on a daily basis. Aéroports de Paris has been gearing up for years to accommodate this type of aircraft and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport is…