Today, the Airbus A380 flew. Oddly, this seems to be treated as a good thing. On this page there is a frightful lie, namely that the plane will seat 555 passengers with lots of room for lounges and shopping and so on. This claim is oblivious to the facts that most airlines are losing money and most travelers are highly price-sensitive; ergo, this turkey will carry 800-plus suffering souls packed in like sardines, which means that after you roll up to the gate, you can count on the best part of an hour filing off the plane so you can make the transition from unpleasant airplane to unpleasant airport.

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April 27, 2005
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