China Southern Airlines’ initial A380 emerges from the paint shop

China Southern Airlines’ initial A380 emerges from the paint shop
20 June 2011 News in brief

The first A380 for China Southern Airlines has been rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, where it was completed with the airline’s distinctive livery. China Southern Airlines has five A380s on order, and will become the seventh operator of Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner after taking delivery of its initial aircraft later this year.