Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is set to hit a milestone today with the scheduled launch of flights from Atlanta on the world’s largest passenger airliner — the Airbus A380 super jumbo jet.
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Significance: World’s largest commercial aircraft in operation
Seating: 301 economy-class seats, 94 lie-flat seats and 12 first-class suites in Korean Air’s configuration
Amenities: Korean Air A380s have three bars, a duty-free shop and a spiral staircase to an upstairs “Prestige Class”
Range: 8,500 nautical miles
Length: 238 feet, 7 inches
Wing span: 261 feet, 8 inches