Video B-Roll available via CNW - Emirates makes aviation history with launch of A380 service to Canada

    TORONTO, May 29 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Broadcast
On-Demand web download:


    Emirates airline will make history on Monday June 1 when its Airbus A380
will touch down at Lester B Pearson Airport at approximately 3:45 p.m. marking
the first commercial 'superjumbo' jet to land on Canadian soil. The 13-hour
flight will take off at 9:55 a.m. Dubai time with 489 passengers and 30 cabin
crew on board.
    The A380 is the world's only twin-deck, four-aisle airliner that has 35
per cent more seats than its closest rival. It towers at 24 metres or
approximately 8 stories in height with a wingspan of nearly 80 metres.
Futuristic luxuries include on-board shower spas and exceptional communal
    The most environmentally advanced commercial aircraft in the sky today,
burning up to 20 per cent less fuel per seat than today's next largest
aircraft, the A380 is also quieter as it generates less than half the noise of
other aircraft on takeoff.

    -  Touchdown
    -  Landing
    -  Taxiing of aircraft
    -  Pilot waving/welcoming
    -  Shots of Canadians welcoming flight/on view
    -  Interior shots (Showers, first-class suites, communal lounge)
    -  First and business class seating


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    TIME OF POSTING:     7:30 pm ET
    DATE OF POSTING:     June 1, 2009

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