Tonight Emirates Will Take the First Airbus A380 to Vienna

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: May 26, 2014; 10:50 ♦ (Vindobona)

Emirates airline will operate a one-off A380 service to Vienna, celebrating 10 years of flying to Vienna International Airport.

First Airbus A380 about to touch down in Vienna / Picture: © Wikipedia / Quentin Douchet

The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and many airports have upgraded their facilities to accommodate it because of its size. It was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and…