Tagged With a380

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


Qantas has been conducting experiments with in-flight Wi-Fi for some time, but we're yet to see any ongoing services. And now it seems clear that we won't be getting any on flights to the US, with Qantas abandoning its trial of in-flight Wi-Fi on A380 services.


No matter how often you remind yourself to be tolerant, screaming kids don't make for a pleasant long-haul flight. So I suspect lots of people will be keen on a new plan from Malaysia Airlines to offer a child-free cabin on A380 services.


Qantas yesterday added Hong Kong to its list of destinations served by the A380. Whatever your preferred airline, here are the direct services for every airline that currently flies the A380 into Australia.


Given the amount of publicity it has received, it's mildly disconcerting to realise that there are only three airlines (Qantas, Singapore and Emirates) actually letting the general public fly on the Airbus A380. If you want to test out the mega-plane, you'll need this list of flights which offer A380 service.