Emirates will operate its inaugural A380 flight to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on August 1st which is also the first A380 commercial service to the United States. Following its arrival in New York, the A380 will commence a familiarisation tour to the west coast were it will pay visits to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on August 4th and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on August 5th.
Guests will get a chance to view the aircraft close-up inside and out getting a look at Emirates world-class amenities and comfort. The carriers A380 fleet are configured with 489 seats in a three-class layout (14 first class, 76 business class, and 399 economy class).
Upon arrival in Los Angeles, the aircraft will park at the Flight Path Learning Center (the old Imperial Terminal) located on Imperial Highway where it will sit on display.
Above Photo: Emirates A380-861 F-WWSM (016) to be A6-EDC is seen at the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France still wearing its ambertech finish. (Photo by Robbie Shaw)