A380 Facts

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  • The length of the A380 is the equivalent of 8.5 double-decker buses, or 16 black cabs
  • British designers have produced exclusive goodies for VIP guests on the A380 inaugural, including luxurious Sunspel pyjamas and a leather Dunhill case
  • A five-course tasting menu by The Langham is available to First customers, including poached lobster, chicken tea and seared scallops
  • Exclusive to A380 First class customers, the new Aromatherapy Associates wash bag contains firming eye serum, revitalising moisturizer, deodorant and other goodies
  • The surface of the A380 is covered in three layers of paint weighing around 500kg – the same weight as two Gorillas!
  • The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet with the lowest emissions per passenger of any large aircraft
  • The A380 is the world’s largest commercial jet and 16% more fuel efficient than the aircraft it replaces
  • British Airways’ A380 will have a total of 469 seats over two decks with four cabins
  • If all the wiring in the A380 is laid end to end, it would stretch from Edinburgh to London (320 miles)
  • There’s more than 130 Hollywood blockbusters showing on British Airways’ A380
  • British Airways’ A380 will fly between London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Johannesburg