Taking a Ride on the Airbus A-380 Super Jumbo

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/9044895/9044896" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

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.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.