All Nippon Airways first A380 rolls-out in Toulouse

28 May, 2018

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Airbus announced (25-May-2018) ANA's first A380 has completed airframe assembly roll-out in Toulouse. Final assembly work on the aircraft started in Apr-2018. The aircraft has moved to an outdoor station where structural completion, engine installation and cockpit furnishing will be conducted. System testing for electric power, hydraulic power and air conditioning, will be also conducted. ANA's A380 will be equipped with eight first class seats, 56 business class seats, 73 premium economy seats, and 383 economy class seats, which includes 60 couch seats. ANA ordered three A380s in 2016. The first delivery is scheduled early in 2019 and will initially be operated on ANA's Tokyo-Honolulu route. [more - original PR]