6 SEPTEMBER 2010
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EMIRATES introduced the Airbus A380 on one of its two scheduled daily services from Manchester to Dubai with a spectacular arrival witnessed by a 10,000 crowd at the airport last week. The super jumbo easily broke the airport’s record for the largest number of departing passengers on a single scheduled flight. On board inbound was Sir Maurice Flanagan, Executive Vice-President of Emirates Group, and born in nearby Leigh, Lancashire. Emirates says that the introduction of the 489-seat aircraft will open up new possibilities in serving popular destinations in Australia, China, India, Thailand and South Africa. www.manchesterairport.co.uk
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