Lufthansa yesterday revealed details of its plan to take the A380 on a series of route-proving tests next month that will include the jumbo jet's first landing in the US. The carrier, which expects to take delivery of the first of 15 ordered aircraft in the summer of 2009, said A380 number 007 will arrive in Frankfurt on March 17, then carry approximately 500 "guests" to New York JFK two days later. Most passengers will be Airbus and LH staff. The airline said the aircraft also will visit ...

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