Where Does the A380 Fly? October 2014 Network Update

Although the Airbus A380 has now been in passenger service for almost than seven years there remains a lot of interest in the Super Jumbo and new routes are being added to the type's network.  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 2014 was compiled on September 30, 2014 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. 

The data is all supplied by OAG Aviation using its OAG Schedules Analyser tool.


Air France (AF)

Paris (CDG) – Abidjan (ABJ)
Paris (CDG) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Paris (CDG) – Johannesburg (JNB)
Paris (CDG) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Paris (CDG) – New York (JFK)
Paris (CDG) - San Francisco (SFO)
Paris (CDG) – Shanghai (PVG)
Paris (CDG) – Washington (IAD)

Air France


Asiana Airlines (OZ)

Seoul (ICN) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Seoul (ICN) – Los Angeles (LAX)

Asiana A380


British Airways (BA)

London (LHR) – Hong Kong (HKG)
London (LHR) – Johannesburg (JNB)
London (LHR) – Los Angeles (LAX)
London (LHR) – Singapore (SIN)
London (LHR) – Washington (IAD)

British Airways


China Southern Airlines (CZ)

Beijing (PEK) – Shenzhen (SZX)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Beijing (PEK)
Guangzhou (CAN) – Los Angeles (LAX)

China Southern


Emirates Airline (EK)

Dubai (DXB) – Amsterdam (AMS)
Dubai (DXB) – Bangkok (BKK) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Dubai (DXB) – Barcelona (BCN)
Dubai (DXB) – Beijing (PEK)
Dubai (DXB) – Brisbane (BNE) – Auckland (AKL)
Dubai (DXB) – Dallas (DFW)
Dubai (DXB) – Frankfurt (FRA)
Dubai (DXB) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Dubai (DXB) – Jeddah (JED)
Dubai (DXB) – Kuwait (KWI)
Dubai (DXB) – London (LGW)
Dubai (DXB) – London (LHR)
Dubai (DXB) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Dubai (DXB) – Manchester (MAN)
Dubai (DXB) – Mauritius (MRU)
Dubai (DXB) – Melbourne (MEL) – Auckland (AKL)
Dubai (DXB) – Moscow (DME)
Dubai (DXB) – Mumbai (BOM)
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)
Dubai (DXB) – Zurich (ZRH)

Emirates Airline


Korean Air (KE)

Seoul (ICN) – Atlanta (ATL)
Seoul (ICN) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Seoul (ICN) – New York (JFK)
Seoul (ICN) – Paris (CDG)

Korean Air


Lufthansa (LH)

Frankfurt (FRA) – Beijing (PEK)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Delhi (DEL)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Houston (IAH)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Johannesburg (JNB)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Miami (MIA)
Frankfurt (FRA) – New York (JFK)
Frankfurt (FRA) – San Francisco (SFO)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Shanghai (PVG)
Frankfurt (FRA) – Singapore (SIN)

Lufthansa


Malaysia Airlines (MH)

Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – London (LHR)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Paris (CDG)

Malaysia Airlines


Qantas (QF)

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

Qantas


Qatar Airways (QR)

Doha (DOH) – London (LHR)

A380 - Qatar Airways


Singapore Airlines (SQ)

Singapore (SIN) – Auckland (AKL)
Singapore (SIN) – Beijing (PEK)
Singapore (SIN) – Delhi (DEL)
Singapore (SIN) – Frankfurt (FRA) – New York (JFK)
Singapore (SIN) – Hong Kong (HKG)
Singapore (SIN) – London (LHR)
Singapore (SIN) – Melbourne (MEL)
Singapore (SIN) – Mumbai (BOM)
Singapore (SIN) – Paris (CDG)
Singapore (SIN) – Shanghai (PVG)
Singapore (SIN) – Sydney (SYD)
Singapore (SIN) – Tokyo (NRT) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Singapore (SIN) – Zurich (ZRH)

Singapore Airlines


Thai Airways International (TG)

Bangkok (BKK) – Frankfurt (FRA)
Bangkok (BKK) – Osaka (KIX)
Bangkok (BKK) – Paris (CDG)
Bangkok (BKK) – Tokyo (NRT)

Thai Airways International


Statistics

SCHEDULED AIRBUS A380 OPERATIONS BY AIRLINE (October 2014)

Rank

Airline

Available Seats

% Total A380 Capacity

Change vs Last Month

1

Emirates Airline (EK)

1,462,869

45.4 %

+0.5 pp

2

Singapore Airlines (SQ)

417,644

13.0 %

(-0.1) pp

3

Lufthansa (LH)

252,748

7.8 %

(-0.4) pp

4

Qantas (QF)

205,298

6.4 %

+0.1 pp

5

Air France (AF)

199,140

6.2 %

(-0.4) pp

6

Korean Air (KE)

151,404

4.7 %

(-0.1) pp

7

British Airways (BA)

138,824

4.3 %

+0.7 pp

8

Thai Airways International (TG)

123,708

3.8 %

(-0.1) pp

9

China Southern (CZ)

108,208

3.4 %

(-0.5) pp

10

Malaysia Airlines (MH)

91,884

2.8 %

(-0.1) pp

11

Asiana Airlines (OZ)

50,490

1.6 %

(-0.1) pp

12

Qatar Airways

22,748

0.7 %

+0.7 %

TOTAL

3,224,965

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TOP 20: SCHEDULED AIRBUS A380 OPERATIONS BY AIRPORT (non-stop departures; October 2014)

Rank (Oct-14)

Change (Sep-14)

Destination

Departure Seats

% Total Capacity

Change vs Sep-14

1

-

Dubai (DXB)

726,236

22.5 %

+0.3 pp

2

-

London (LHR)

248,024

7.7 %

+0.6 pp

3

-

Singapore (SIN)

216,119

6.7 %

(-0.1) pp

4

-

Paris (CDG)

201,355

6.2 %

(-0.3) pp

5

-

Frankfurt (FRA)

183,439

5.7 %

(-0.2) pp

6

-

Los Angeles (LAX)

158,600

4.9 %

(-0.2) pp

7

-

Bangkok (BKK)

125,838

3.9 %

-

8

-

Seoul (ICN)

116,448

3.6 %

(-0.1) pp

9

+1

Sydney (SYD)

106,190

3.3 %

-

10

+1

New York (JFK)

98,973

3.1 %

(-0.1) pp

11

(-2)

Hong Kong (HKG)

95,403

3.0 %

(-0.5) pp

12

-

Beijing (PEK)

82,601

2.6 %

(-0.4) pp

13

-

Melbourne (MEL)

74,717

2.3 %

(-0.1) pp

14

-

Shanghai (PVG)

56,468

1.8 %

-

15

-

Auckland (AKL)

49,872

1.5 %

-

16=

+2

Johannesburg (JNB)

46,709

1.4 %

-

16=

-

Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

45,942

1.4 %

(-0.1) pp

18

(-2)

Guangzhou (CAN)

41,454

1.3 %

(-0.2) pp

19

(-4)

Tokyo (NRT)

41,075

1.3 %

-

20

-

Jeddah (JED)

39,741

1.2 %

-

TOTAL

 

3,224,965

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-

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