Here’s a look inside one of the world’s largest airplanes


Indian ground staff wave from the door of an Airbus A380, parked on display at Begumpet Airport for the India Aviation 2014 air show. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Just how big is the Airbus A380? Earlier this year Brazilian officials said it couldn’t be landed at San Paulo International Airport because the runway wasn’t wide enough to safely accommodate the massive plane. The Emirates A380, shown in these photos, seats either 489 or 517 people, depending on how it is configured.


The economy class cabin of an Emirates Airbus A380 is shown. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Here’s the executive suite cabin of an Emirates Airbus A380. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

The first class section of an Emirates airlines Airbus A380 is shown. (Kamran Jebreili/Associated Press)

Indian ground staff, and airline stewards, gather near an Airbus A380 at Begumpet Airport. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight attendants are pictured at the bar of the executive suite cabin of an Emirates Airbus A380. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

(Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

(Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

A flight attendant is pictured in the executive suite cabin of an Emirates Airbus A380. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.
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