Thanks Xuluman – never thought they would fly empty.
I am very interested to learn the logistics of how this was authorised. Consultations / agreement would have had to been made with:
**both countries aircrew licensing as I cant imagine the BA pilots would be issued with Aussie licenses
**the hull insurers to allow non airline employees front seat access to the 380
It couldn’t have been so straight forward…………. or perhaps it was…
Far from being critical, I think it shows an interesting solution to flight training, when an airline, or a company buys new equipment and need pilots to have hands on experience.
I know there are zero flight time conversions within the Airbus family, but I am sure pilots will always feel more confident after flying the real
Excellent cooperation between 2 former alliance partners.