Airbus A380 super jumbo jet makes comeback

A large white A380 jet with blue tail and Lufthansa logo comes in for landing with wheels down against a blue sky.

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Airbus A380’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG on Monday announced it will reactivate some of its super jumbo jets that were mothballed during the COVID pandemic because of the recent sharp rise in travel demand and the delayed delivery of ordered aircraft, such as the Boeing 787 and 777-9.

The German flag carrier said it expects to use the long-haul aircraft beginning in the 2023 summer travel season. The company is assessing how many...

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