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Airbus A380 makes first landing in Lanka

[PTI, Tuesday, 10 January 2012 13:35 No Comment]

(PTI) For the first time ever, the world”s largest passenger airline Airbus A380 landed in Sri Lanka at the Bandaranaike International Airport here.

An Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft on a flight from Sydney to Dubai made a scheduled landing at the airport in the Sri Lankan capital yesterday, an emirates airlines spokesman said today.

Airbus A380, a wide bodied, four engine jet airliner, made a landing for refuelling that lasted for just 53 minutes.

The airport in the capital had modified and improved the facilities to accommodate the A380s, officials said.

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