Where Does the A380 Fly? - October 2013 Network Update

Although the Airbus A380 has now been in passenger service for six years there remains a lot of interest in the Super Jumbo.  Every month The HUB will provide an update on the current Airbus A380 flight schedule and the routes the aircraft is being deployed upon.  This list for October 2013 was compiled from OAG Analyser on October 1, 2013 and changes to planned routes are likely.  In the table below we also feature the Airbus A380 network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft.   Our latest analysis shoes that Airbus A380 air capacity rose 4.8 per cent in October 2013 versus September 2013.


Air France (AF)

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

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Air France

British Airways (BA)
London (LHR) – Frankfurt (FRA)
London (LHR) – Hong Kong (HKG)
London (LHR) – Los Angeles (LAX)

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British Airways

China Southern Airlines (CZ)
Beijing (PEK) – Kunming (KMG)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Beijing (PEK)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Sydney (SYD)

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China Southern Airlines

Emirates Airline (EK)
Dubai (DXB) – Amsterdam (AMS)
Dubai (DXB) – Bangkok (BKK)
Dubai (DXB) – Beijing (PEK)
Dubai (DXB) – Brisbane (BNE) – Auckland (AKL)
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) – Atlanta (ATL)
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) – Miami (MIA)
Frankfurt (FRA) – San Francisco (SFO)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Shanghai (PVG)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Singapore (SIN)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Tokyo (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) – Paris (CDG)
Singapore (SIN) – Shanghai (PVG)
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

SCHEDULED AIRBUS A380 OPERATIONS BY AIRLINE (October 2013)

Rank

Airline

ASKs

% Total A380 ASKs

Change vs Last Month

1

Emirates Airline (EK)

926,166

39.0 %

2.1 pp

2

Singapore Airlines (SQ)

369,264

15.5 %

(-0.7) pp

3

Qantas (QF)

196,504

8.3 %

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4

Lufthansa (LH)

185,678

7.8 %

(-0.5) pp

5

Air France (AF)

168,932

7.1 %

(-0.4) pp

6

Thai Airways International (TG)

130,200

5.5 %

-

7

Malaysia Airlines (MH)

126,480

5.3 %

(-0.1) pp

8

Korean Air (KE)

112,332

4.8 %

-

9

China Southern (CZ)

108,809

4.6 %

(-0.7) pp

10

British Airways (BA)

51,121

2.2 %

0.3 pp

TOTAL

2,375,486

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

Rank (Oct-13)

Change (Sep-13)

Destination

Available Seats

% Total Capacity

Change vs Sep-13

1

-

Dubai (DXB)

462,952

19.5 %

0.5 pp

2

-

London (LHR)

195,717

8.2 %

(-0.5) pp

3

-

Singapore (SIN)

187,366

7.9 %

(-0.3) pp

4

+1

Paris (CDG)

161,470

6.8 %

(-0.2) pp

5

(-1)

Frankfurt (FRA)

159,016

6.7 %

(-0.8) pp

6

+1

Sydney (SYD)

114,939

4.8 %

-

7

+1

Los Angeles (LAX)

101,943

4.3 %

0.4 pp

8

(-1)

Bangkok (BKK)

97,863

4.1 %

0.1 pp

9

-

Hong Kong (HKG)

93,631

3.9 %

0.2 pp

10

-

Tokyo (NRT)

79,291

3.3 %

-

11

-

Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

78,399

3.3 %

-

12

+2

Melbourne (MEL)

74,927

3.2 %

-

13

-

New York (JFK)

74,214

3.1 %

(-0.1) pp

14

+1

Seoul (ICN)

71,325

3.0 %

-

15

(-3)

Beijing (PEK)

67,897

2.9 %

(-0.4) pp

16

+1

Auckland (AKL)

44,988

1.9 %

0.6 pp

17

(-1)

Guangzhou (CAN)

43,535

1.8 %

(-0.2) pp

18

+1

Jeddah (JED)

30,318

1.3 %

0.2 pp

19

+2

Shanghai (PVG)

30,211

1.3 %

0.4 pp

20

NE

Brisbane (BNE)

29,340

1.2 %

1.2 pp

TOTAL

 

2,375,486

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