Seoul-based Asiana Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380, becoming the 11th operator of the type in the world. The A380 was handed to Asiana Group chairman Park Sam Koo by Airbus president and CEO Fabrice Brégier at a ceremony Monday in Toulouse, France. Asiana Airlines has ordered six A380s, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. The airline has specified a premium three-class layout for its fleet, seating a total of 495 passengers, with 12 private suites in first ...

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