The double-decker plane on Emirates’ Dubai route is likely to provide a boost for the Scottish airport as the A380 will fly the route from June until 30 September, before returning next year. We take a sneak peek inside the 489-passenger behemoth.
Captain Michael Tilnet and 1st officer Mubarak Ali Almeiri. The A380 has a 15,000 km (9444 miles) range and flies two of the world's longest routes: Dubai - Auckland and Dallas-Sydney.
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The superjumbo comes fully equipped with its own bar
First class and business class passengers can enjoy a mini spa.
Free champagne and a set menu are on offer for business class passengers and above.
Because the A380 is so large and heavy, Airbus claim, even in economy youll get a very smooth ride without feeling much turbulence.
The First Class bathrooms come with a shower suite meaning, those lucky few who can afford it can have a shower at 35,000 feet.
The wingspan of an Airbus A380 is 79.75m thats approximately eight Edinburgh double deckers.