airbus a380 - the superjumbo

The flagship of the GBAIR fleet is the European Consortium built - Airbus A380, the worlds first full double deck aircraft - or Superjumbo. GBAIR is one of only two UK based carriers to operate the type and this impressive giant is used on high density ultra long-haul routes from London Gatwick.

Our Airbus A380 aircraft feature three different cabin class options across the two decks, the aircraft also features an onboard shop, bar & lounge on the upper deck.


technical information

  The Airbus A380 Bar Lounge area

 

The Airbus A380 Bar Lounge area

NUMBER IN FLEET: 5

CAPACITY: 90 C / 35 M / 434 Y (559)

CREW: 2 or 3 Pilots & 15 Cabin Crew

ENGINES: 4 Rolls Royce Trent 972

RANGE: 8,500 Nautical Miles

MAX SPEED: 587mph

SERVICE CEILING: 35-43,000ft


cabin pictures

A380 Economy Cabin

A380 Economy Cabin

A380 Business Class (Full Lie Flat SkyBed)

A380 Business Class (Full Lie Flat SkyBed)

A380 ECO+ (Premium Economy)

A380 ECO+ (Premium Economy)

Enjoy a Drink at the A380 bar

Enjoy a Drink at the A380 bar


seat map

AIRBUS A380

Main Deck

35 M - Eco+380 (Premium Economy) 50"+ Seat Pitch, Deeply Reclining, Large AVOD Screen & at seat power

358 Y - Economy Seats with 32" Seat Pitch (minimum), Seat back AVOD Screen & USB power

Upper Deck

90 C - Business Class Seats with up to 70" Pitch, A fully lie flat sky bed, Large AVOD Screen & at seat power. Privacy screen & aisle access even when the sky beds are extended.

76 Y - Economy Seats with 32" Seat Pitch (minimum), Seat back AVOD Screen & USB power. Upper Deck Economy seats located next to windows are in pairs, they have more personal space between the fuselage and seat area with extra stowage. Ideal for those travelling as a pair, the upper deck economy cabin is also conveniently situated close to the onboard lounge.