Alone on the Airbus A380 « Frankfurt am Main »

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  1. JSpira
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    Flying back from FRA to JFK on LH 400 last Thursday, I was fortunate to spend some time on the A380 before pre-boarding started so I could explore it. It is much easier to get good photos of an aircraft's interior when it is devoid of passengers!

    A few photos below - plus there are several slideshows on page 3 here.

    This was my first A380 trip (and I'm pretty sure that I'm now covered on all Boeing, MD, and Airbus twin-aisle aircraft with this flight except the 787 of course).

    While many have said that the business class on the A380 isn't really different from other long-haul aircraft, there was noticeably more room (I was in row 10 in the center) and the aircraft was noticeably quieter.

    One of the really cool things was the new "airshow" - which includes 3 cameras (nose, belly, and tail) and a cockpit simulation showing where you are using Google Earth (a separate slideshow on page 3 of my review walks through examples of this).

    I guess I got the best of both worlds on this trip - FlyNet on the flight from EWR to FRA and the A380 on the FRA JFK return!

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    Great report. I especially loved the slideshow showing the cameras and Google Earth view.
     
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    Thanks. As soon as I saw the "airshow" I knew I had to memorialize it in slides.
     
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    Thanks - great trip report and photos!
     

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