The World's 1st "Double-Decker" is the largest jet airliner ever built. The first flight took place from Toulouse, France on 27 April 2005 and led to a flight test program involving five Airbus A380s.

Service entry with launch customer Singapore Airlines is set for 25th October 2007. Total orders for the Airbus A380 stand at 242. Two versions of the Airbus A380 are currently offered, the 550-seat passenger version and a freighter, the Airbus A380F.