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.
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
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
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.