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The A380 provides the lowest fuel consumption levels per seat
The A380 provides the lowest fuel consumption levels per seat

Meeting the increasingly-important environmental standards for air transportation today and tomorrow were among the key design elements for Airbus’ 21st century flagship A380 – which has continually exceeded these high expectations since its 2007 entry into revenue service. 

The A380 embodies 30 years of Airbus experience in applying intelligent innovation to new products – resulting in its industry-leading performance in terms of eco-efficiency operations.

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Did you know?

Did you know?
  • The A380 is 15 tonnes lighter than it would be if made entirely of metal.
  • The 4400m2 surface of the A380 is covered in three layers of paint weighing around 500kg.
  • During take-off the A380 wing will flex upwards by over 4m.
  • The air in the A380 cabin is changed every 3 minutes, and the temperature can be selected between 18 and 30 degrees.

  • An A380 takes off or lands every four minutes.