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CFM Ramps Up Rise Open-fan Engine Testing

Noise and wind-tunnel tests on the new generation engine yield promising results
A one-fifth-scale demonstrator for the CFM RISE open-fan engine is pictured in a wind tunnel

Dubai Airshow Flying Display Opens with Big UAE-Themed Flypast

Dubai Airshow Opens with UAE-Themed Military and Civil Flypast
Dubai Airshow UAE Flypast

Etihad to Reactivate Airbus A380s Next Year

Four Airbus A380 superjumbos operated by Etihad will fly the Abu Dhabi-London Heathrow route beginning in summer 2023.
Airbus A380 in flight over cloud layer

Emirates To 'Upcycle' its First-ever A380

Emirates Airline's first A380 began revenue service on August 1, 2008, from Dubai to New York JFK, after which it flew another 6,318 sectors.

New Data Tracks the Steep Descent of the A380

New data from Spire Aviation vividly illustrates how airlines had to cut operations by the A380 and other four-engine widebodies amid Covid.
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Emirates Retires First A380 from Fleet

The first A380 to retire from Emirates Airline ended its career with a flight to Tarbes, France.
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