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Emirates currently services 101 A380s, with 61 pending delivery, more than any other airline Emirates currently services 101 A380s, with 61 pending delivery, more than any other airline

Emirates to Test Beirut’s First Ever A380 Service

For the first time in Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport’s history, Emirates announced it is to operate a special one-off Airbus A380 service to Lebanon’s capital on March 29.

The airline’s flagship double-decker will become the first-ever scheduled A380 service to Beirut as Emirates works with the airport to test its operations and necessary infrastructure to accommodate an A380 service.

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, divisional senior vice president, commercial operations centre, Emirates, remarked, “We are proud to fly our A380 for a one-off test service to Beirut, which continues to be an important destination for us in the region.

“Bringing this popular aircraft to Lebanon represents a significant milestone in our operations to Beirut after 27 years of serving the country. This year also marks the Emirates A380’s 10th anniversary since joining our fleet […].”