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First MAS A380 Moves to Flight Line in Preparation for Delivery

  • Friday, 18th May 2012
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The first A380 for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) returned to Toulouse on 9th May following completion of interior furnishing and cabin system tests in Hamburg and is now stationed at the Airbus flight line for final system checks prior to the start of the customer acceptance process and delivery at the end of the month.

According to Airbus, the national airline of Malaysia will become the eighth operator of the A380 and will commence commercial service between Kuala Lumpur and London effective 1 July this year. They say the carrier has now ordered six A380s altogether and has specified a premium three-class layout for the aircraft, seating a total of 494 passengers. The MAS A380 fleet will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines.

The aircraft is painted with the base design of Malaysia Airlines’ bright new livery. Airbus says additional features of the livery developed specially for the MAS A380 will be applied post-delivery.


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