World’s largest aircraft that can carry almost 500 people lands in Glasgow

World’s largest aircraft that can carry almost 500 people lands in Glasgow as airport spends £8million on new infrastructure for the jumbojet that will no longer be built in two years time Airbus A380, which holds nearly 500 people, touched down yesterday It was greeted on the Glasgow tarmac by a kilted piper and excited airport staff The flight marks the beginning of regular trips between the city and Dubai The plane will be taken out of production in 2021 due to a lack of orders

By Luke Andrews For Mailonline

Published: 01:42 BST, 18 April 2019 | Updated: 01:46 BST, 18 April 2019

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The world's largest passenger plane touched down in Glasgow yesterday, after the Scottish airport spent £8million upgrading its airport for the giant aircraft that will go out of production in two years.

The Airbus A380-800, which can hold almost 500 people, will be withdrawn from production after Emirates cut its order by 39 planes and other airlines did not buy the model. 

Regular Emirates flights with the large aircraft began on Tuesday between Glasgow and Dubai following the

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