Malaysia Airlines’ no. 1 A380 is ready for service

28 June 2012 News in brief

The first of six A380s ordered by Malaysia Airlines departed Airbus’ Toulouse, France facility today on its way to Kuala-Lumpur, where it is scheduled to be placed into service on 1 July. Seating 494 passengers in a premium three-class layout, the aircraft features a special celebration livery, and is equipped with such cabin amenities as the latest individual in-flight entertainment systems, USB ports and satellite telephone service.Upon its entry into operation on the Kuala-Lumpur to London route, Malaysia will become the eighth operator of Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner. 

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