Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo The new Airbus A-380 "super jumbo" jet arrived in the U.S. this week for a publicity tour, offering the media a close-up look at the flying giant.
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Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo

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Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo

Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo

Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo

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The new Airbus A-380 "super jumbo" jet arrived in the U.S. this week for a publicity tour, offering the media a close-up look at the flying giant.

The largest passenger plane in the world touched down at several U.S. airports, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

The $300 million plane can seat up to 853 passengers. But it hasn't found any buyers among U.S. airlines.