Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Super Jumbo Airbus coming to Bole

The Airbus 380 is due to land at Bole airport in the next few days. Airbus spent $14 billion to develop the aircraft, which will be the world's largest airliner, seating more than 800 passengers across twin decks.

...Addis Abeba and its Bole International Airport were chosen as the test site for the local altitude of 2,500 meters above sea level, a flight and landing circumstance not available in previous test locations.

Super Jumbo Airbus to Land in Addis (Addis Fortune) October 10, 2006