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Emirates A380 'star attraction' at Bahrain Airshow

MANAMA, November 17, 2018

Dubai carrier Emirates was a star attraction at the Bahrain International Airshow, thanks to its A380 aircraft, which drew over 11,000 visitors in three days to its stand.

The largest operator of the A380 with 105 in its fleet flying to 50 destinations, Emirates was aldo the first airline to order the double-decker aircraft.

Over 114 million passengers have flown the Emirates A380 since it commenced operations in 2008.

The A380 that was on display at the event carried the distinctive decal of UAE's founding father Late Sheikh Zayed.

Emirates’ 100th A380 was open to both trade visitors and the general public, allowing them a glimpse into the largest commercial passenger aircraft in the world.

The aircraft boasts 14 luxurious First Class Suites, 76 flatbed seats in Business Class, and 429 generously pitched seats in Economy Class. The aircraft also featured the newly refreshed OnBoard Lounge.  

The A380 fleet has also flown over 129,000 round trips and has travelled over 1.765 billion km.

The Emirates Flight Training Academy’s Phenom 100EV was also on display for the first time at the Bahrain Airshow which welcomed nearly 2,000 visitors.

Emirates has been operating to the Kingdom of Bahrain since 2000 and today serves the destination with 28 weekly flights.-TradeArabia News Service

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