Airbus stops production of the largest aircraft in the world
Beginning in 2007, the largest passenger aircraft in the world considered the Airbus A380. Being a very comfortable and quiet, he won the love of many passengers, but the airlines were not interested in them because of the crazy prices in 489 million dollars. As shown, the affordable and compact Airbus and Boeing aircraft are preferable to fly than the expensive giants with hundreds of locations. In this regard, Airbus A380 aircraft, it was decided to completely remove from the production of the tape. It will happen very soon - in 2021.
The company Airbus still has orders, but do not justify any long-term production. About ten years ago, the company hoped to produce about 1,200 copies of the aircraft, but actually produced only 234. More orders all done airline from the United Arab Emirates, but even they have reduced demand in recent years.
At the moment Airbus A380 is at the disposal of 16 airports, but none of them are located in the United States. Nevertheless, the giant aircraft periodically appear on the territory of the state, as they often take passengers from other countries in the Los Angeles, New York and Miami.
Specifications Airbus A380
Airbus A380 length of 73 meters and a wingspan - 80 meters. Seats depend on modification of the aircraft and reaches 850 pieces. As a rule, airlines are limited to 500 seats and space furnish bars, shops and even a beauty salon. The company Etihad Airways is the most luxurious modification, which has a bedroom, living rooms and even bathrooms.
One of the main features of the Airbus A380 are considered quiet lounges. Some pilots even listed this feature to the downside, as during sleep, they do not hear the familiar roar of the engine, and crying children in the cabin and passengers talk.
CEO of Airbus, Tom Enders called the cessation of the production of "painful", as they put a lot of effort into the development of this giant. However, passengers do not despair - the aircraft will continue to operate even after the cessation of production.
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