World’s largest passenger aircraft landed in Beirut today

Emirates Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, landed in Beirut – Rafic Hariri International Airport today. It’s a first in the airport’s history!

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The Dubai-based airline 


 that the flight is a one-off test service to check if the airport’s terminal and infrastructure could accommodate an A380 service. Emirates


that the airport is ready! The flight was fully-booked! 577 passengers were excited to be on this unique flight! The airport sector significantly contributes to Lebanon’s GDP. Investments in Lebanon’s aviation infrastructure, such as the facilitation for A380 operations, will improve the airport’s traffic. The Airbus A380 offers 429 economy seats, 76 flat-bed seats in 


 class, and 14 first class private suites. It also contains two shower spas and a lounge.

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