Comparing airlines' Airbus A380s
British Airways received its first Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial passenger aircraft, in July and began flying it between LAX and Heathrow on Sept. 24. Now ten airlines operate the superjumbo jet, including Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates, Qantas Airways, China Southern and Singapore Airlines. Here's a look at how these airlines have equipped their A380s.
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China Southern Airlines( Pascal Pavani / AFP / Getty Images / January 4, 2013 )
China Southern devotes 85% of its 506 seats to economy class. Only Singapore Airlines has a higher (just slightly higher) percentage of economy seats. On the lower end of the spectrum, economy accounts for 74% of Korean Air's seats.