Dubai carrier Emirates, the largest operator of the A380 aircraft with 105 in its fleet flying to 50 destinations, drew over 11,000 visitors in three days to its stand. It was also the first airline to order the double-decker aircraft.
Over 114 million passengers have flown the Emirates A380 since it commenced operations in 2008. The A380 that was on display at the event carried the distinctive decal of UAE’s founding father Late Sheikh Zayed. The A380 fleet has also flown over 129,000 round trips and has traveled over 1.765 billion km.
Emirates’ 100th A380 was open to both trade visitors and the general public, allowing them a glimpse into the largest commercial passenger aircraft in the world.
The aircraft boasts 14 luxurious First Class Suites, 76 flatbed seats in Business Class, and 429 generously pitched seats in Economy Class. The aircraft also featured the newly refreshed OnBoard Lounge.
The Emirates Flight Training Academy’s Phenom 100EV was also on display for the first time at the Bahrain Airshow which welcomed nearly 2,000 visitors.
Emirates has been operating to the Kingdom of Bahrain since 2000 and today serves the destination with 28 weekly flights.
Source Credit: Trade Arabia