Inside the new Airbus A380

You've heard how it will revolutionise business travel. But just how big is the world's biggest aircraft, and just how spacious is it inside? We go on a test flight of the new Airbus A380.

It's as large and youthful as a 28-year-old investment bankerÆs bonus expectations, but considerably quieter. It is the Airbus A380 û a giant aircraft that seats upwards of 519 passengers and generates 30% less noise than other jumbo jets.

I first saw this new æKing of the SkiesÆ û as Airbus likes to dub it û in November, when the plane landed in Hong Kong. This flight was part of the planeÆs safety certification process and like a visiting film...

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