More a380’s for JFK
New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport, which sees more Airbus a380's than any other Airport in the United States, is due to see even more of the type starting next year. Emirates Airline of Dubai is adding a second daily a380 flight on the JFK - DXB route. This additional a380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER currently used. The new service will make Emirates the first airline in the world with more than 1 daily a380 flight to a single United States City. The service is set to begin on January 1st, 2013. Emirates' a380's offer many attractive amenities including 14 First Class Private Suites, 2 shower spas, and a lounge with sofas and a flat screen TV. The aircraft can hold about 500 passengers total. John F Kennedy, New York's largest airport, is no stranger to the a380. The airport already see's a380's from Air France, Lufthansa, Korean Air, and Emirates. A video went viral last year after an Air France a380 departing to Paris struck a Delta Connection Regional Jet as it was taxiing.