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With the first A380 on the scrapheap after just 11 years Airbus’ bad bet now is painfully obvious

Written by on October 17, 2018

Bigger isn’t always better. And Airbus’ giant A380 double-decker airplane capable of flying 8,000 nautical miles with 555 passengers in a conventional three-class configuration or a whoping 853 in an all-one-class configuration that is almost too bizarre to contemplate, is a 277 ton primary example of that maxim. Next week will mark the 11th¬†anniversary of the A380’s celebrated entry into commercial service. Forbes


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