02 October, 2019: Emirates’ A380 made its debut at Cairo International Airport (CAI) today as the airline brought its popular aircraft to Egypt for the first time.
The landing demonstrated the airport’s readiness to accommodate the A380, the world’s largest commercial passenger jet.
Welcomed with a ceremonial water cannon salute, the A380 flight was led by Egyptian Captain Hesham Essawy and UAE National First Officer Abdullah Alyammahi.
The Emirates A380 operating to Cairo is set in a three-class configuration, and will have 426 seats in Economy Class on the lower deck, 76 flat-bed Business Class seats and 14 luxurious First Class Suites.
First Class passengers can relax and revitalise in one of the two A380 Shower Spas, and First and Business Class passengers are welcome in the Onboard Lounge to enjoy an extensive range of beverages and delicacies.