The Newest A380: 407 Passengers Or 35 Million Ping-Pong Balls – Forbes.com

Airbus A380-800

We'll take the 407 passengers, thanks. Image by guerric via Flickr

Admit it: your inner airplane geek has yearned to fly the Airbus A380 superjumbo jet since it debuted four years ago. But with so few of the planes in the skies (Airbus expects to have delivered about 65 total by year-end), and just a fraction of those reaching US shores, your options have been limited. For East Coasters flying to Asia there were no direct A380 flights – until this week, when Korean Air launched A380 service between New York (JFK) and Seoul Incheon.

What’s to love about the A380? Continue reading the post on my Forbes Seat 1A blog.

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