The plane of the world’s largest passenger replaced from 1 June B777-200LR untill now carried out the connection
The Emirates airline will operate two daily flights between Barcelona and Dubai with the A380 passenger plane of the world, from June 1, 2016 replaced the B777-200LR so far operated one of the two largest daily services.
As reported Thursday the company said in a statement, Barcelona becomes a destination served exclusively to Emirates A380*. With the introduction of the A380 on the Madrid-Dubai route last August 1 and the two daily A380 flights from Barcelona, Emirates will operate the next three of four daily flights from Spain with the largest aircraft in the world “for company year with regular flights with this model plane in Spain “of, he stressed the company.
The introduction of a second A380 in Barcelona involves increasing the capacity by 32% over the current bid and offer 2,068 seats per day, about three times the initial offering of 2012, which was of 720 seats daily. The Emirates A380 offers 517 seats, of which 14 private suites in First Class, 76 seats bed in ‘business’ and 427 spacious seating in class ‘Economy’.
Airberlin doubles the offer to Dusseldorf
On the other hand, Airberlin will increase its weekly frequency between Barcelona and Dusseldorf from one to two flights a week from May 2016, it informed the German airline in a statement Thursday. The company said that this decision is “proof of its commitment to the Spanish market” and its importance in their overall strategy. As part of its plan for next year, the company will consolidate its presence in its two ‘hubs’ international, Berlin and Dusseldorf, with the addition of new destinations and expanding frequencies.
*The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by the European aircraft company Airbus. It is the world’s largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially namedAirbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing‘s monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and entered commercial service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines.
The A380’s upper deck extends along the entire length of the fuselage, with a width equivalent to a wide-body aircraft. This gives the A380-800’s cabin 550 square metres (5,920 sq ft) of usable floor space, 40% more than the next largest airliner, the Boeing 747-8, and provides seating for 525 people in a typical three-class configuration or up to 853 people in an all-economy class configuration. The A380-800 has a design range of 8,500 nautical miles (15,700 km), sufficient to fly nonstop from Dallas, USA to Sydney, Australia, and a cruising speed of Mach 0.85 (about 900 km/h, 560 mph or 490 kn at cruising altitude).
Courtesy Car Service Barcelona