Have you ever asked yourself, which are the top 10 largest passenger aircrafts in the world . The largest one is still , Airbus A380 which made the first commercial flight 10 years ago in 2007. Here it is the list of the biggest civil aricrafts in the world
10. Airbus A333-300
The number ten is the Airbus A333-300 . The first A333-300 was produced in 1992 . The largest operator that uses 60 planes of this model is Turkish Airlines. Airbus A333-300 costs 259 million dollar
9. Airbus A340-300
The Airbus A340 300 was produced from 1991 until 2001 in France. The airplane has a capacity of 275 passengers in the standard variant and 44 in the streched 600 series. The largest operator that uses 59 planes of this model is Lufthansa
8. Airbus A340-500
The Airbus A340 500 is a passenger airplane manufactured in France. It made the first flight in 2002. It has typical seating for 293 passengers . Until middle 2016, there were eleven Airbus A340-500 in service.
7. Airbus A350-900
6. Boeing 777-200
The Boeing 777 200 can carry up to 280 passengers. British Airways set a new record In 2006 with the Boeing 777-200 making the longest non-stop commercial flight which was 17,157km (9,274nm) from Brussels to Melbourne and took in 18 hours and 45 minutes.
5. Airbus A340-600
4. Boeing 777-300
The Boeing 777 300 made the first flight in 1994 . There are 1,467 Aircrafts built through February 2017. It can carry
3. Boeing 747-400
The Boeing 747 400 made the firs flight in 1988 with Northwest Airlines.The model 747-400D has the maximum capacity of 660 passengers . Boeing 747-400 costs 268 million dollar.
2. Boeing 747-8
The Boeing 747 8 is a passenger airplane manufactured in the United States. The first flight for commercial use was in 2011. It can carry 430 – 500 passengers according to the variants , standard or streched. and can carry up to 700 passengers on a single-class system .
1. Airbus A380-800
The Airbus A380 800 is a passenger aircraft with a capacity of 525 people on a 3 class variant and 853 in the all economy class variant. The plane costs $318 million.The biggest operator is Emirates with 142 planes ordered from the constructor company.