After spending over £40 million on the arrangements, Gatwick airport has been given clearance to accept flights by the Airbus A380.
The huge aircraft was descibed as ‘the future of aviation’, and is expected to help the airport bring in nearly 8million more passengers per year by 2018.
The massive aircraft due to operate the short-haul LHR-CDG route.
Air France has announced that the Paris-London sector currently operated by an Airbus A320, will be served by an A380.
The 538 seat aircraft has been assigned to this route because it would otherwise sit idle for nearly 18 hours due to its current schedule. It [...]