Airbus, aiming at the development of the A380plus
Airbus presented a development report of the enhanced A380, the “A380plus”, which includes aerodynamic innovations, as well as new and larger wingtip devices (winglets) and other wing enhancements that support fuel savings of up to 4%. John Leahy, Director of Operations with Airbus, pointed out that this will help the aircraft to provide better service to clients all over the world, as well as evolving their needs while driving the increase of air traffic. This airplane is designed to improve aerodynamics and reduce air resistance. It has capacity for up to 80 extra seats without compromising comfort.