Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A380, scheduled for delivery in March 2014, has departed Toulouse for cabin fitting and painting in Hamburg. Doha-based Qatar has 10 A380s on order, which will be configured with 517 seats. Earlier this year, CEO Akbar Al Baker said London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle will be among the type’s launch routes. The Doha-based carrier has hinted it is likely to formalize its first A380 routes at the Dubai Air Show, where further aircraft ...

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