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What's the Shortest Route Flown by the Airbus A380?

May 15, 2014 at 10:50 AM | by | ()

This week we've been covering off the world's shortest and longest flights on one of the most exciting aircraft out there, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Thus, it's time to switch it up and have a look at some superlatives for the Airbus A380.

The Airbus double-decker is a superjumbo which can fly up to 853 passengers in an all-economy class configuration. Usually these planes are outfitted with several classes, and carry around 525 passengers, but airlines like Korean Air only pack in 407 travelers. With these kind of seat numbers, the A380 is usually reserved for long-haul flights to increase efficiency, but there are a few short hops for the massive plane.

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Where to Go With Your Tax Refund: China!

Where: China
April 17, 2012 at 9:18 AM | by | ()

Tax day has arrived, and your happy not because you may have stand in line at the post office, but because you're probably getting a fat refund. Probably. The economy may be on it's way back up, but you should try to stretch that tax refund as far as you can...like with a little "you did a great job last year" trip.

By now, you will probably know what type of refund you will getting back from Uncle Sam. This post is devoted to those refunds that are on the larger side. If you want to completely splurge and use your entire check to see more parts of the world, China is your destination.

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Shanghai's Airports Are Totally Going to Hook Up

Where: Shanghai, China
March 23, 2009 at 2:26 PM | by | ()

Didn't make it to Beijing last summer for the Olympics? Well buck up, as rival city Shanghai will spend all of this summer and some of the fall trying to lure you to their World Expo, which is kind of like the Olympics without the athletes.

The 2010 Expo will not only feature a temporary city of international pavilions and amusements for the tourists, but thanks to the "Better City — Better Life" theme, Shanghai itself will benefit by gaining a rail link between its two far-flung airports, Pudong (PVG) and Hongqiao (SHA).

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