First A380 for Asiana Airlines shines in full livery
April 1, 2014, Hamburg, Ger. - The first A380 for Asiana Airlines was rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, marking the completion of its painting.
The aircraft will then have completion of its cabin
and enter a final phase of ground and flight tests in Hamburg, during
which all cabin systems will be thoroughly tested, including air flow
and air conditioning, lighting, galleys, lavatories, seats and in-flight
entertainment systems. In parallel, Airbus will also undertake advanced
performance tests with the aircraft before it flies back to Toulouse
for preparation of its delivery to the airline in the second quarter of
Asiana Airlines has firm orders for six A380s and
will operate the aircraft from Seoul initially on regional services in
Asia followed by long-haul routes to the US.