Videos – Assembly and delivery of Korean Air’s first Airbus A380 superjumbo

On May 24th, Korean Air took delivery of its first Airbus A380 superjumbo in Toulouse, France.

As a special tribute, the carrier’s first A380 was presented to invited guests by 500 Airbus employees – who carried blue, white and red umbrellas to form Korean Air’s tri-colour logo.

The airline has specified the most extra-spacious layout amongst the six operators of the A380, with accommodation for only 407 passengers in three classes. Special features on board the aircraft include the world’s first ever duty free showcase area and a stylish onboard bar and lounge on the upper deck which for premium passengers.

The assembly process

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A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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