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Inside the stunning transparent Airbus and A380

Last updated on: December 19, 2011 09:57 IST

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A transparent plane that lets you enjoy panoramic views of the sky is not a dream!

Come 2050, and you can actually fly in a fully transparent plane enjoying breathtaking views.

Airbus has unveiled the concept design of a futuristic plane, which will making flying an unforgettable experience.

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A see-through cabin with a bone-like structure will offer spectacular views of the sky and the land below. The takeoffs and landings will be a chilling experience for the passengers.

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The plane will not have first, business, or economy seats. Instead, passengers can choose to travel in the interactive zone, with a bar and electronic games or the relaxation zone.

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The aircraft's walls are designed to change according to light conditions. The size of the seats can be changed according to individual needs.


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The futuristic plane will have in-flight entertainment powered by the heat from passengers' bodies.

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The takeoffs and landings will be a chilling experience for the passengers.

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The grand interiors of the Airbus A380, the world's biggest passenger airline, resembles a luxury hotel.

With world-class amenities, space, comfort and superb onboard entertainment, it is unlimited luxury especially for business and first class flyers.

While the Emirates offers shower spas, a spacious onboard lounge and entertainment system with more than 1,200 channels on demand, Singapore Airlines offers first-class suites with double beds.

The Airbus A318 Elite too has plush interiors.

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Image: VIP cabin of a new Airbus A318 Elite.
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The suites on Emirates have an electrically-operated door, mini bar, reading lights, work desk, electrically controlled mini-bar and room service feature.

The innovative seats also feature a multi-mode massage system with adjustable speed and intensity.

Each cabin has a lighting system, which adjusts throughout a flight to reflect the time at the destination and minimizes passengers' jet lag.

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Image: A first class seat is seen on board an Emirates Airbus A380-800.
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Dubai's Emirates, the Arab world's largest airline, has placed an $11 billion order for 32 A380 jets from EADS's Airbus unit, the biggest ever for the company's superjumbo passenger plane.

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Image: Interior in the first class section on board an Airbus A380 passenger plane of Emirates Airline.
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A flight attendant poses in the first class section of Emirates' Airbus A380.

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Airbus delivered the first A318 Elite to Swiss based Comlux Aviation with an exclusive VIP cabin providing 84 square metre living area with 18 seats and eight beds specially conceived for use as a corporate jet.


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Image: A part of the VIP cabin of a new Airbus A318 Elite.
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Singapore Airlines were the first to take delivery of the A380.


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Image: A double bed first class suite.


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The Airbus A318 corporate jet is spacious and well designed.

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Singapore Airlines flies to London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and San Francisco.

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Image: A Singapore Airlines flight attendant demonstrates the features of the first class suite.
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A general view shows the first class of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 after a test landing at Munich's airport.

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Flight attendants pose as they prepare beds of the First Class in a new Airbus A380 aircraft for Lufthansa.

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The Airbus A318 Elite is popular among corporates.

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So far, 49 aircraft have been delivered to six customers - Emirates (15), Singapore Airlines (11), Qantas (10), Lufthansa (7), Air France (5) and Korean Air (1).

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Visitors take pictures of the interior in the first class section on board an Airbus A380 passenger plane of Emirates Airline.

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An Airbus employee (L) tests the bar on the main deck of an Airbus A 380 mock-up cabin section.

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Visitors test business class seats of an Airbus A 380 mock-up cabin section at the Aircraft interiors Expo.

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Business class seats are seen inside the Emirates Airbus A380.

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The first class cabin of the Emirates' Airbus A380 is a big attraction.

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The bathroom with a shower stall for first class passengers is seen inside Emirates' Airbus A380.

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A steward poses at the economy class section of an A380 aircraft.

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A stewardess poses for a photo in the economy class cabin during a media tour of the Airbus A380 superjumbo at Singapore's Changi Airport.

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The business class of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 after a test landing at Munich's airport.

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The first class restroom of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 after a test landing at Munich's airport.

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The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS.

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As of November 2011, there had been 238 firm orders for the A380, of which 64 have been delivered.


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