Oct. 25--The boarding was like no other--almost every passenger had a camera in order to document almost every aspect of the A380's first commercial flight. But the frenzied, party-like atmosphere could not hinder the giant aircraft, which slid back effortlessly from Singapore Changi's gate F31 at precisely 8 a.m. local time. To this editor, the sensation was like being on the Starship Enterprise, only with Captain Kirk replaced by Singapore Airlines CEO Chew Choon Seng, who gave ...

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