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The plane with the most seats in the world. Story highlights. Emirates outfits an Airbus A3. The current highest capacity actively flying airliner is Air France's A3. The newly configured Emirates plane is expected to begin service in December (CNN)The biggest airliner in the world just got more seats than ever before.
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Over the weekend, Emirates airline unveiled a new Airbus A3. For those keeping score, that is the most ever," writes aviation blogger Gilbert Ott. Currently Air France A3. Think about it: 6. In fact, assuming the 2.
Census is accurate, this plane actually has enough seats to fly the entire population of Circle, Montana. For those who don't follow the industry, the A3. It's the monster truck of airliners, with four engines and two floors of seats. The 6. 15- seater is expected to begin flying a route between Dubai and Copenhagen in December. It also will be serving Bangkok, Emirates told CNN. No other future routes have been announced, although it will be on high density routes that have a higher leisure mix," a spokesman said.
The new configuration has airline and travel industry followers debating the pros and cons of capacity versus comfort. What are you thinking?" Chris Leeds asks on Twitter. The A3. 80 has "great customer experience and feedback in all cabin classes," said Emirates.
With the new configuration, the potential for making a higher profit- per- seat goes up. And one that Jennifer Aniston, Emirates latest celebrity spokeperson, might not be thrilled with. This new Emirates airliner gained more seats by losing its roomy first- class section and legendary shower facilities. Result: 5. 8 business- class seats and 5.
Before the new configuration, Emirates had 1. A3. 80- 8. 00s. The new 2- class A3. Will that be enough for all the extra people?
More seats equals an improved in- flight entertainment system aboard the Emirates 2- class A3. Screen size increases by 1. Economy Class - - from 1. Emirates. All PC power outlets will have HDMI and USB ports for portable devices. Will boarding and de- planing so many extra passengers slow things down? Emirates didn't say, although the plane's double- decker design allows for boarding through its upper and lower doors.
Still more seats could be added. Four- engine wide- body jetliners have been falling out of favor lately among carriers, as new, super- efficient, lightweight, twin- engine planes fly longer and longer routes. When the A3. 80 debuted a decade ago, the design was based on the idea that airlines would need larger aircraft to fly passengers between expanding major air hubs.
But sales, though initially strong, have tailed off in recent years. Believe it or not, 6. A3. 80 isn't the maximum.
Even more passengers could fit on these giant planes. Adding 1. 1- abreast seating in the economy section of the main deck would increase the A3. Will Emirates and other A3. Much depends on demand from the flying public. CNN's Barry Neild contributed to this report.