First A380 for Qantas

First A380 for Qantas

1 February 2008 News in brief

The first A380 for Australia's Qantas is one step closer to its delivery. This aircraft, MSN14, flew from the Toulouse, France final assembly line to Airbus' Hamburg-Finkenwereder facility in Germany for the installation of its cabin. The completion of fuselage painting also will be performed at Hamburg-Finkenwereder prior to the aircraft's delivery in the summer of this year to Qantas. The airline has ordered a total of 20 A380s.