Qatar Airways A380 in full livery

And here it is the freshly painted #1 Airbus A380 of Qatar Airways after being rolled out of the paint hangar in Hamburg.  MSN137 (F-WWST) was rolled out painted and outfitted on the Flight Line, after 14 weeks since arrival, it’s the fastest Head-Of-Version so far at Hamburg facility.

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Photo Credit:  Airbus-Aktuell


Qatar Airways Airbus A 380 takes to the skies

Finally #1 A 380 of the worlds 5 star airline Qatar Airways took to the skies on it’s maiden flight. The aircraft which had it’s first flight is MSN 137 F-WWST off the assembly line at Toulouse.

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Soon after the first flight the aircraft was ferried to Hamburg for outfitting and painting. Soon we will get to see the super jumbo in Qatar Airways livery.


The competitors from the middle east seen at Toulouse.

Where do you expect to see QR deploy the Super Jumbo? Thoughts?

Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 on Flickr

Qatar Airways Airbus A-380 On Course for 2014 Delivery

Here are 2 of the 10 ordered Airbus 380 super jumbo jets of the worlds 5 star airline Qatar Airways.

The first is expected to be pushed into service in Q2 2014 and hopefully the brand new Hamad International Airport will be operational by the.

Looking forward to seeing these beauties in Qatar Airways livery. The aircrafts are currently undergoing Final Assembly and The aircrafts are MSN137 which is currently on the flight line/Paint Hangar and MSN143 which will be rolled out in coming weeks.

Also assembly of Qatar Airways A380 #3 has begun at the Airbus factory in Toulouse.

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Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 on Flickr

Qatar Airways A380 In Production

Finally Airbus has begun production of the very first super jumbo jet the Airbus 380 for Qatar Airways. To be registered as A7-AKA (MSN 137/F-WWST) the airframe below is undergoing production in Toulouse with expected delivery in March 2014.


Meanwhile parts for the second airframe of Qatar Airways have started arriving in Tolouse.


Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 and Olivier Cabaret