Lufthansa returns the A380

(CNN) – The A380 superjumbo is loved among aircraft fans, thanks to its wide space, size and slow inflight experience, but its days are numbered since Airbus’s announcement in 2019 is over. Of the plane.

The cost of the flight was the death of the world’s largest airliner affected by Covid -19 flight disease, but now German aircraft Lufthansa – is selling his detained A380s and reportedly taking the plane out of its fleet – announced. plans to re -launch the main aircraft from the summer of 2023.

In a statement released on Monday, Lufthansa said the aircraft was returning “in response to the sharp rise in consumer demand and the release of ordered aircraft,” with a statement. seeing that the A380 continues to be popular with its passengers, and drivers.

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Lufthansa’s A380s are now available "deep storage." Here is a May 2020 photo of Lufthansa A380s stored in a storage facility at Teruel Airport.

Lufthansa’s A380s are now in “deep sleep.” Here is a May 2020 photo of Lufthansa A380s stored in a storage facility at Teruel Airport.

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Lufthansa has sold six of its A380s in the past two years and has eight superjumbos aircraft left in its fleet. These planes are currently in “deep water” in Spain and France.

The German flag carrier says it is evaluating how many A380s will be upgraded, and is considering ways they will fly.

Airplanes often use superjumbo on long, popular routes. Most of the plane they will be expensive to fly, so the demand must be approved.

Although in recent years the A380 has been spotted on the way out, Lufthansa’s decision revealed that the A380 was not left in the history books. Superjumbos co -operate with Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Korean Air, All Nippon Airways and British Airways fleets.

Earlier this year, an Airbus A380 also completed a test flight used by Sustainable Aviation Fuel, or SAF – a type of fuel made largely with used cooking oil and fuel oils – and will make measuring on a single Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine.

Top photo: a captured Lufthansa A380 photographed in March 2020 by Thomas Lohnes / Getty Images

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