British Airways (BA) has launched temporary Airbus A380 operations between London Heathrow and Frankfurt as it gears up for the type’s long-haul debut. The A380 will replace BA’s Boeing 767s on Heathrow-Frankfurt, operating from Terminal 5C, which has eight A380 stands. The A380 landed at Frankfurt for the first time Aug. 2, marking the start of a limited period of short-haul flying while BA trains its crews. BA’s A380s are due to begin commercial long-haul operations ...

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