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superjumbo

(ˈsuːpəˌdʒʌmbəʊ)
n, pl -jumbos
(Aeronautics) informal an extremely large twin-deck jet-propelled airliner that can carry over 500 passengers
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Airbus has downplayed the prospects of an A380neo (new engine option) and last year one of its executives suggested it could soon stop making the superjumbo altogether.
A BRITISH Airways Superjumbo was forced to divert to Shannon Airport early yesterday because of Storm Katie.
Contract Awarded for Supply of three A380 superjumbo jets to Japan's biggest carrier ANA Holdings Inc, the first new airline customer in three years, in an estimated 150 billion yen ($1.
Airbus Group NV's plan to sell an A380 superjumbo fitted out as what it once termed a "flying palace" has evaporated after the deal was discreetly canceled.
Airbus will continue to build the A380 Superjumbo Jet European planemaker Airbus delivered its first new A350-900 jetliner to Qatar Airways on Monday and ruled out canceling its A380 superjumbo program.
By Pratap John/ Chief Business Reporter Qatar Airways will receive its first superjumbo Airbus A380 by April or May, said CEO Akbar al-Baker.
SINGAPORE, Rabi'I 5, 1435, Jan 6, 2014, SPA -- Singapore Airlines said an Airbus A380 superjumbo flying from London to Singapore was forced to make an emergency landing in Baku, Azerbaijan, after cabin pressure dropped, AP reported.
Airbus won an order for 50 A380 superjumbo aircraft from Emirates.
A GIANT superjumbo jet flew into Heathrow Airport yesterday as British Airways became the first UK airline to take delivery of an Airbus A380 - the world's largest passenger plane.
Emirates will operate the A380 superjumbo to Zurich next year Emirates will follow Singapore Airlines to become the second major carrier to operate the A380 superjumbo out of Switzerland, from January 1 next year .
Dubai Airports, meanwhile, said its Concourse A, which is the world's first facility built to serve the Airbus A380 superjumbo, had become fully operational.
BA's first superjumbo will help the airline fly more long-haul passengers from Heathrow, where landing slots are restricted.