Airbus a380-800 (388) seats: 64 business 371 economy 14 first 35 premium economy boeing 747-400 (744) three class v1 0845-747-767 qantas links. Boeing's jet has a lot going for it, especially the fact that it is the newer aircraft but for those looking to get in the air today, the airbus a380 is bigger, more luxurious, and more available. That works out to three boeing 747-8s or airbus a380s a year korean air and lufthansa operate both the boeing 747 and the rival a380 superjumbo.
Oversize expectations for the airbus a380 the boeing 747 its wingspan barely fits inside a football field airlines will order more than 29,000 new planes from airbus, boeing and other. Boeing 747-8 vs airbus a380-giants face off 6,151 likes 104 talking about this a 380 vs b 747-8. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche.
In 2007, the airbus a380 entered service to great fanfare the gargantuan jet, dubbed the superjumbo, was designed to take everything that made the boeing 747 an icon and push it to the limits of modern engineering a decade later, things are very different for the a380 the superjumbo hasn't been. This site is all about the boeing 747 from the early history of the 747-100 to the current 747-8i and the experimental planes. Both boeing and airbus may kill their top-end four-engine widebody aircraft, thanks to weak demand for boeing's 747-8 and even weaker uptake for the fantastically expensive airbus a380.
The double-decker a380 is the world's largest civilian aircraft with a wingspan that's 10 meters longer than the boeing 747's, it can hold as many as 605 passengers but unlike the 747 and most popular passenger jets, the a380 has no cargo-only equivalent why don't the economics work for. In recent years, airbus has put itself at the top of the aircraft-building world with the a380, the whale of a plane that is the largest passenger jet in the worldlast year, boeing has introduced. Boeing is acknowledging there is no significant demand for passenger versions of the 747 jumbo airliner, or its even-larger airbus rival, the a380 the company only expects to sell freighter. Boeing 747-8 high-volume routes demand high-value returns the first class and business class sections of the 747-8 enable airlines to offer passengers the most private and premium accommodations in the sky. Which plane is better: a380 versus 777 pilots praise the b-747 and b-777 for being delightful to fly the subject of this discussion thread is airbus a-380.
United parcel service's new order of 14 boeing 747 freighters will keep 747 production going to at least 2022 that order could once have been filled by the airbus a380 freighter, now canceled. Six reasons i'll use the new qantas a380 inflight business lounges | qantas airbus a380s to get two inflight business class lounges | etihad's sydney swap: airbus a380 replaced by boeing 777 to. Looking back it is evident that qantas should have ordered the boeing 777-300er or the boeing 777-200lr instead of the airbus a380 and boeing 747-400er at this point, also ordering additional. Boeing 2016 average list prices source: airbus and boeing data current as of january 11, 2017.
Why buy a gigantic airbus a380 or boeing 747 when you can squeeze more seats into a smaller plane instead. And so, in late 2005, boeing was forced to change its position, and it instead said that a bigger than 747-400 plane was needed, but not one as big as an a380 - a fairly untenable statement to make due to the fine shade of difference between a bigger than 747-400 and a regular a380 plane. Now that the boeing 747-8 has received its faa certification, here's a look at how it fares against its mighty rival, the airbus a380. Boeing 747 or airbus a380 on scratch by 4567233 click on your favorite aircraft your vote will not count if you are not signed in and will also not count if you are a new scratcher.
The airbus a380, launched in 2007, was airbus' answer to the boeing 747, the original 'jumbo jet' the a380 offered seating for over 500 passengers, while treating first class guests to. As for passengers, the boeing 777 is beating out the a380 and the 747-8i it is all about carrying the correct number of passengers over long routes in a very cost-effective manner and the several twin-engine versions of the 777 do that just fine. Fuel-efficient airplanes and improved technology changing air travel, making jumbo jets like the venerable boeing 747 obsolete.
The competition between airbus and boeing has been characterised as a duopoly in the large jet airliner market since the 1990s airbus a380 vs boeing 747. Airbus still believes the a380, which took the title of largest commercial aircraft from the 747, still has a commercial future most industry followers have their doubts, as two engine, composite, fuel efficient aircrafts - like the boeing 787 and airbus a350 - are now dominating long range flights. Information about the airbus a380-800 including technical information, the wings of the plane are 54% larger than the wings of a boeing 747 aircraft.