Where Does the A380 Fly? - August 2013 Network Update

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Although the Airbus A380 has now been in passenger service for almost six years there remains a lot of interest in the Super Jumbo.  Every month The HUB will provide an update on the current A380 flight schedule and the routes the aircraft is being deployed upon.  This list for August 2013 was compiled from Innovata on July 31, 2013 and changes to planned routes are likely.  In the table below we also feature the A380 network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft.


Air France (AF)

Paris (CDG) – Johannesburg (JNB)
Paris (CDG) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Paris (CDG) – New York (JFK)
Paris (CDG) – Singapore (SIN)
Paris (CDG) – Tokyo (NRT)
Paris (CDG) – Washington (IAD)

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Air France

British Airways (BA)

London (LHR) - Frankfurt (FRA)

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British Airways

China Southern Airlines (CZ)

Guangzhou (CAN) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Beijing (PEK)
Beijing (PEK) – Kunming (KMG)

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China Southern Airlines

Emirates Airline (EK)

Dubai (DXB) – Amsterdam (AMS)
Dubai (DXB) – Bangkok (BKK)
Dubai (DXB) – Beijing (PEK)
Dubai (DXB) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Dubai (DXB) – Jeddah (JED)
Dubai (DXB) – Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Dubai (DXB) – London (LHR)
Dubai (DXB) – Manchester (MAN)
Dubai (DXB) – Melbourne (MEL) – Auckland (AKL)
Dubai (DXB) – Moscow (DME)
Dubai (DXB) – Munich (MUC)
Dubai (DXB) – New York (JFK)
Dubai (DXB) – Paris (CDG)
Dubai (DXB) – Rome (FCO)
Dubai (DXB) – Seoul (ICN)
Dubai (DXB) – Shanghai (PVG)
Dubai (DXB) – Singapore (SIN)
Dubai (DXB) – Sydney (SYD) – Auckland (AKL)
Dubai (DXB) – Toronto (YYZ)

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Emirates Airline

Korean Air (KE)

Seoul (ICN) – Frankfurt (FRA)
Seoul (ICN) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Seoul (ICN) –Los Angeles (LAX)
Seoul (ICN) – New York (JFK)

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Korean Air

Lufthansa (LH)

Frankfurt (FRA) – Beijing (PEK)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Houston (IAH)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Johannesburg (JNB)
Frankfurt (FRA) – San Francisco (SFO)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Singapore (SIN)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Tokyo Narita (NRT)

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Lufthansa

Malaysia Airlines (MH)

Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – London (LHR)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Paris (CDG)

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Malaysia Airlines

Qantas (QF)

Melbourne (MEL) – Dubai (DXB) – London (LHR)
Melbourne (MEL) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Sydney (SYD) – Dubai (DXB) – London (LHR)
Sydney (SYD) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Sydney (SYD) – Los Angeles (LAX)

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Qantas

Singapore Airlines (SQ)

Singapore (SIN) – Frankfurt (FRA) – New York (JFK)
Singapore (SIN) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Singapore (SIN) – London (LHR)
Singapore (SIN) – Melbourne (MEL)
Singapore (SIN) – Osaka (KIX)
Singapore (SIN) – Paris (CDG)
Singapore (SIN) – Sydney (SYD)
Singapore (SIN) – Tokyo (NRT) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Singapore (SIN) – Zurich (ZRH)

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Singapore Airlines

Thai Airways International (TG)

Bangkok (BKK) – Frankfurt (FRA)
Bangkok (BKK) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Bangkok (BKK) – Paris (CDG)
Bangkok (BKK) – Tokyo (NRT)

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Thai Airways International

Future A380 Routes

Air France
Paris – Shanghai (from 02SEP13)

British Airways
London Heathrow – Los Angeles (from 24SEP13)
London Heathrow – Hong Kong (from 22OCT13)
London Heathrow – Johannesburg (from 12FEB14)

Emirates Airline
Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (from 01OCT13)
Dubai – Los Angeles (from 02DEC13)
Dubai – Mauritius (from 16DEC13)
Dubai – Zurich (from 01JAN14)
Dubai – Barcelona (from 01FEB14)

Korean Air
Seoul – Atlanta (from 01SEP13)

Lufthansa
Frankfurt – Shanghai (26SEP13)

Thai Airways International
Bangkok – Osaka (from 27OCT13)
Bangkok – London (Delayed Launch)


STATISTICS

SCHEDULED AIRBUS A380 OPERATIONS BY AIRLINE (August 2013)

Rank

Airline

ASKs

% Total A380 ASKs

Change vs Last Month

1

Emirates Airline (EK)

5,138,504,494

31.0 %

(-0.4) pp

2

Singapore Airlines (SQ)

3,064,519,320

18.5 %

(-0.3) pp

3

Lufthansa (LH)

1,752,280,860

10.6 %

(-0.1) pp

4

Qantas (QF)

1,741,811,042

10.5 %

(-0.2) pp

5

Air France (AF)

1,535,450,807

9.3 %

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6

Malaysia Airlines (MH)

1,048,074,282

6.3 %

(-0.1) pp

7

Korean Air (KE)

976,236,138

5.9 %

1.1 pp

8

Thai Airways International (TG)

769,495,886

4.6 %

(-0.1) pp

9

China Southern (CZ)

551,130,722

3.3 %

0.1 pp

TOTAL

16,577,503,551

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TOP 20: SCHEDULED AIRBUS A380 OPERATIONS BY AIRPORT (non-stop departures; August 2013)

Rank (Aug-13)

Change (Jul-13)

Destination

Available Seats

% Total Capacity

Change vs Jul-13

1

-

Dubai (DXB)

442,599

19.4 %

-

2

-

Singapore (SIN)

201,760

8.8 %

-

3

-

London (LHR)

178,126

7.8 %

-

4

-

Paris (CDG)

169,562

7.4 %

-

5

-

Frankfurt (FRA)

154,865

6.8 %

-

6

-

Sydney (SYD)

105,090

4.6 %

(-0.2) pp

7

-

Bangkok (BKK)

92,679

4.1 %

-

8

-

Los Angeles (LAX)

85,682

3.7 %

(-0.1) pp

9

+3

New York (JFK)

83,982

3.7 %

0.4 pp

10

-

Tokyo Narita (NRT)

82,142

3.6 %

0.2 pp

11

+3

Beijing (PEK)

78,523

3.4 %

0.5 pp

12

(-3)

Hong Kong (HKG)

78,137

3.4 %

(-0.3) pp

13

(-2)

Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

76,415

3.3 %

(-0.1) pp

14

(-1)

Melbourne (MEL)

69,522

3.0 %

(-0.2) pp

15

-

Seoul (ICN)

67,662

3.0 %

0.1 pp

16

-

Guangzhou (CAN)

47,058

2.1 %

(-0.4) pp

17

-

Johannesburg (JNB)

32,984

1.4 %

(-0.1) pp

18

+1

Jeddah (JED)

31,785

1.4 %

0.1 pp

19

(-1)

Auckland (AKL)

30,318

1.3 %

-

20

+5

Rome (FCO)

22,494

1.0 %

0.3 pp

TOTAL

 

2,285,164

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