World's largest passenger plane at Logan
BOSTON -- A giant guest arrived in the Hub on Monday.
The Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger jet, landed in Boston on Monday afternoon.
The plane came to Boston for what’s called a compatibility check to see if the airport can accommodate the plane’s massive size.
The airplane’s most noticeable feature is its two rows of windows for the double-deck of passenger seats. The plane holds more than 500 passengers.
It’s the kind of aircraft that stops passengers in their tracks.
“It’s enormous... it’s amazing,” said a passenger at Logan.
The Airbus A380 has a walk-up bar and luxury bathrooms equipped with full showers.
Though the plane carried no passengers into Logan on Monday, it did carry an unmanned submarine in its cargo bay. The submarine was being brought to its manufacturer to be examined in preparation for use in the search for the accident site of Air France Flight 447.
The jet is parked at the end of Logan Airport’s Terminal E and will leave at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning to head back to Germany.
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