11-May-2012 8:24 AM

Malaysia Airlines close to receiving first A380

Malaysia Airlines stated (10-May-2012) it is close to receiving its first A380 which recently returned to Toulouse following completion of interior furnishing and testing of cabin systems. The aircraft is currently undergoing final system checks prior to the start of the customer acceptance and delivery process at the end of May-2012. The airline plans to enter the aircraft in commercial service on its Kuala Lumpur-London Heathrow route from 01-Jul-2012. Malaysia Airlines has six A380s on order which will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. [more - original PR]

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