Luxury taken to new heights: The custom Airbus A380
The luxury aircraft was owned by Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal and served as his flying palace. It has been sold to a fellow billionaire whose identity remains a mystery. In the high-profile world of royalty, there is no price too high for a luxury motorcade, private aircraft, mansion or superyacht. More Info
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and entered commercial service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines.
Wingspan: 80 m / Length: 73 m / Range: 15,700 km / Top speed: 1,020 km/h / First flight: April 27, 2005 / Engine type: Turbofan / Manufacturer: Airbus