Emirates, the world’s largest operator of the Airbus A380, has released the world’s first 360-video tour of the A380 cockpit.
Watch Captain Thomas Ziarno from New Zealand and First Officer Abdulrahman Mohamed Al Busaeedi from the United Arab Emirates give an immersive 360-view tour of the flight deck controls of an A380, the world’s largest commercial aircraft.
In another milestone for the Emirates A380 fleet, the airline will be taking delivery of its 80thA380 on 21st June 2016. This will be followed by the launch of a daily A380 service to Vienna, Emirates’ 41st A380 destination, starting 1st July 2016. The Dubai-based airline has a further 62 A380s pending delivery, of which 21 A380s will be joining the fleet this year.
Emirates operates one of the youngest fleets in the industry with an average age of 5.6 years. Over 4,000 pilots from nearly 100 nationalities fly the Emirates fleet of 250 all wide-body aircraft that serve 155 destinations across 81 countries.
Emirates has over 1,400 pilots on its A380 fleet and more than 2,500 pilots on the Boeing 777 fleet. The airline is hiring over 700 pilots in 2016 to operate its expanding fleet and will be holding multiple recruitment events across the globe to support pilot recruitment.