South Africa: A380 lands in Joburg

source: News24
2010-02-18 17:04

Johannesburg – The first commercial flight of the world’s largest passenger plane landed at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Thursday, the Airports Company of SA (Acsa) said.

Acsa spokesperson Solomon Makgale said the Air France-KLM Airbus A380 landed at 11:06 after a direct flight from Paris.

“This is the second time the A380 has landed at OR Tambo International Airport,” Makgale said.

“The first time was in November 2006, when its manufacturer, Airbus Industries, successfully conducted proving tests.”

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