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 10:40am11/20/14 10:40am


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 7:00pm5/23/07 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 10:05am3/20/07 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 3:45pm3/14/07 3:45pm