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Country of origin: France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
 
Engines: Four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 turbofans or four General Electric/Pratt & Whitney GP-7200 turbofans
 
Max cruising speed: Mach 0.88 (880 km/h)
 
Longrange cruising speed: Mach 0.85 (850 km/h)
 
Range: 14,800 km (8,000 nm)
 
Empty operating weight: 277,000 kg (610,700 lb)
 
Max takeoff weight: 560,000 kg (1,234,600 lb)
 
Wingspan: 79.8m (261 ft 10 in)
 
Length: 72.75m (238 ft 8 in)
 
Height: 24.08m (79 ft)
 
Flight crew: 2
 
Passenger seating: 555 passengers on two decks in a three-class arrangement, and up to 800 passengers in a one-class arrangement
 
Cost: About $250 million US
 
The A380 has 49% more floor area but only 35% more seats than the Boeing 747-400, allowing room for shops, gymnasiums and bars.
 
Economy class seating on board the A380
 
One of the staircases leading up to the second deck