The A380 on the Kangaroo Route
Australia’s airline Qantas is the third A380 airline. Its maiden flight led from Melbourne to Los Angeles on October 20th 2008. Today Qantas also connects Sydney with Los Angeles, Singapore and London operating an A380-800. Qantas will own the second biggest super jumbo fleet, having ordered 20ea A380.
On board the A380
Qantas has equipped its aircrafts with on 450 seats and was the first A380 airline with a four-class configuration. Business and Premium Economy Class share the upper deck while Economy and a 14-Suite First Class are situated on the main deck. Learn more about furnishing of the different cabin classes.
Qantas currently operates the A380 between Australia, Asia and California as well as to London. As not all flights between the cities mentioned are operated with an A380, please check here for flight numbers and times.
The A380 fleet
Qantas ordered 20 aircrafts, type A380-842, and will own the second biggest A380 fleet in the future. Twelve aircrafts are already in service, followed by two more in 2012. Here you’ll find an overview on serial numbers, aircraft registrations and delivery dates of all aircrafts.
Qantas has announced to equip their A380s with more seats in the future, reducing the number of First and Business Class seats and increasing the number of Economy Class seats.