First Airbus A380 delivered
Monday, October 15, 2007
The plane is built with four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines.
The first flight will take off for a "special charity-flight" from Singapore and land in Sydney on October 25. Special services will continue from October 28.
"This is a major milestone for the A380 programme, and I would like to express my deepest appreciation to all parties concerned. I want to thank our teams and all those who worked hard, days, nights, and week-ends, for their dedication and commitment," said Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Enders.
- "Airbus delivers first A380 superjumbo" — , October 15, 2007
- Press Release: "First A380 to be delivered to Singapore Airlines on Monday, 15th October" — Airbus EADS, October 12, 2007