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Thai Airways first A380 operates maiden flight, to enter service on European routes in 3Q2012

7-Mar-2012 8:00 AM

Thai Airways stated (06-Mar-2012) its first A380 aircraft operated its maiden flight from Toulouse to Hamburg on 05-Mar-2012 following completion of airframe assembly and system tests. The aircraft will undergo painting and cabin installation in Hamburg. Thai Airways is expecting to receive the aircraft in 3Q2012 and states it will be used on services between Thailand and Europe. According to OAG, the airline has six of the aircraft on order. [more - original PR]