The A380 newcomers 2012
2012 the A380 growth will be characterized by Asia as well. Malaysia Airlines will become the eighth airline worldwide to operate the A380, with an expected start in July. The first routes will connect Malaysias capital Kuala Lumpur with Amsterdam and London. In the second half of the year Thai Airways should become the ninth A380 airline. Following Inner Asian routes the first long haul flight shall connect Bangkok and Frankfurt at the beginning of 2013.