Watch a 55-Day Overhaul of the Largest Passenger Plane in Two Minutes

Emirates' very first mammoth Airbus A380 has racked up some crazy stats since first being delivered to the airline back in 2008. And after 3,000 takeoffs, 12.5 million miles, and 1.2 million passengers, it's no wonder the plane's first major checkup took a total of 55-days. Thanks to the magic of timelapse, though,… » 11/20/14 10:40am 11/20/14 10:40am

Saudi Prince Dropping $475 Million on Airbus A380

The mystery baron who's dropping $475 million on an Airbus A380, the biggest commercial aircraft in existence, has been revealed. It's none other than everyone's favorite member of the Saudi royal family, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Oh Alwaleed, you were always the crazy one in the family! He… » 11/12/07 1:00pm 11/12/07 1:00pm

Sex Not Allowed in Airbus A380 Double Bed Suites

Even though Singapore Airlines has equipped its new A380 jets with private double bed suites, company officials are saying you'd better not do the bouncy bouncy in there or you'll meet with their stern disapproval. What are they going to do? Throw you off the plane? The first couple to book one of the double suites… » 10/29/07 12:45pm 10/29/07 12:45pm

Billionaire Orders Private Airbus A380, Declares 'Mine is Bigger than Yours'

While the ink on Joseph Lau's order of a $153 million Dreamliner VIP is still wet, an anonymous billionaire has just reserved a gigantastic Airbus A380 for his private use. The eight-story-tall airplane will be converted into a luxurious flying mansion that will include everything you can imagine, even the obligatory… » 5/23/07 7:00pm 5/23/07 7:00pm

World's Largest Gadget, Airbus A380, Completes U.S. Maiden Voyage, 747 Pwned

The monstrous double-decker Airbus A380 made its maiden voyage to the United States yesterday, landing at New York's JFK airport, and a few minutes later, another one landed at Los Angeles's LAX. While these were not the first flights of the world's largest passenger airplane—that happened in April of 2005—it is the… » 3/20/07 10:05am 3/20/07 10:05am

Pics Surface of Luxo-Sport $400 Million Airbus 380 Private Plane

You may recall our post about the $400 million Airbus A380 commissioned by an Arab oil magnate, where $100 million of that was spent just on the giant jet's interior. Now we have three a picture of the inside of that flying palace created by jet interior expert Edése Doret, who put together the spectacular innards of… » 3/14/07 3:45pm 3/14/07 3:45pm