The largest airliner in the world for the first time flew from EuropeInfo, Saturday, May 26, 2012 13:03:41
The largest airliner in the world made its first flight as belonging to a European airline. With more than 500 passengers aboard Airbus A380 flying from Paris to New York. French national carrier "Air France" is the first company in Europe that has superlaynera A380 - pride in the airplane, "Airbus".
380 passengers earned the privilege to fly it have acquired tickets through an auction. The cheapest "omission" for the flight of "Air France" was worth 500 euros, and most expensive - about 1200. Money raised will be donated to the orphan children. Amount of tickets amounted to € 300,000. Second pilot of the first transatlantic flight of the 570-tonne machine was a woman - Patricia Hefner. Aircraft from similar class already use Singapore Airlines, the national carrier of United Arab Emirates and Australian "Qantas". Regular flights by new aircraft over the Atlantic will begin on November 23. "Air France "already owns 12 A380 machines, which in February 2010 and will serve routes to Johannesburg and Tokyo.
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