Australian flag carrier Qantas is going to do an Airbus A380 route proving flight next week. The A380 used for the flight will be the development aircraft MSN007, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. MSN007 is equipped with an Airbus-designed full passenger cabin in a three-class layout. Visited cities will be Los Angeles (USA) and Sydney (Australia).
Schedule in detail:
- November 28, 11:45 am (Pacific Time), arrival from Minneapolis (MSP) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Runway 25L
- November 29, 7:30 am, departure for a demonstration flight over Southern California with 150 passengers invited by Qantas and Airbus. Returning back to LAX at 9:30 am on Runway 25L.
- November 30, 8:00 am departure to Sydney (SYD), piloted by a joint Airbus-Qantas flight crew, from Runway 25L.
(This page will be updated as soon as further details emerge.)
Source: Los Angeles World Airports