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The 10 largest passenger planes in the world

Air transport is an important facilitator to achieve economic growth and development. Air transport facilitates integration into the global economy and provides important connections at the national, regional and international level.

These are the ten largest passenger planes in the world that can transport hundreds of passengers from one side of the world in an hour. Check out this list of the world's largest passenger planes, according to the Aerotime Network.

10. Airbus A333-300

The aircraft landed on November 2, 1992. The aircraft has a capacity of 250 to 440 passengers.

9. Airbus A340-300

The Airbus 340 300 is a French passenger plane. It was first built in 1993 and has the capacity to carry 295 passengers in a single-class layout and 267 in two-tier system.

8. Airbus A340-500

This is a passenger plane designed in France. It was released in 2006, although it was originally released in 2002. It is designed to carry 372 passengers in a single-seat and 313 two-seater seats.

7. Airbus A350-900

This long-range aircraft is capable of traveling 15,000 kilometers and can carry between 300 and 350 passengers. The A350 competes with the Boeing 787-10 and the 777 range, as well as the Boeing 777X which started in 2021.

6. Boeing 777-200

The Boeing 777 200 is a US-based passenger aircraft. It can carry 440 passengers in a single-class system and 400 in a two-tier system. It has a travel range of 14,260 km or 7700 miles from sea level.

5. Airbus A340-600

Founded in 2002, the A340-600 is one of the most powerful A340 aircraft. Its four-engine board can carry 380 passengers. As of October 2020, the main operators are Lufthansa (LHAB) (LHA) and Mahan Air.

4. Boeing 777-300

The Boeing 777 300 is a US-made passenger aircraft with a seating capacity of 550 people on a single-class layout and 451 on two bridges. It has the capacity to travel 6,013 miles from sea level or 11,135 miles.

Emirates Airlines is the largest user of the Boeing 777 in the world, with 131 777-300 active aircrafts.

3. Boeing 747-400

The Boeing 747 400 is a US and Boeing passenger aircraft capable of carrying 416 passengers in a three-tier, 524 two-tier and 660-tiered single-row aircraft. It has a travel distance of 7,260 miles above sea level or 13,446 miles.

2. Boeing 747-8

The Boeing 747- 8 is a US-made passenger aircraft. It can carry 700 passengers if it is a single bridge system while 600 seats are available for a two-bridge system. The plane is capable of traveling 8 miles.

1. Airbus A380-800

The Airbus A380 800 is a French-made passenger aircraft capable of carrying 853 passengers in one class or 644 in a two-tier bridge. It has a travel range of 8,208 miles from sea level or 15,200 km. It started the voyage on April 27, 2005. As of September 30, 2020, 242 aircraft had been manufactured, however, due to low sales, Airbus announced a stop in 2021.

Air France was one of the first to announce the retirement of all its A380 aircraft. In the summer of 2020, Qantas confirmed that its 12 Airbus A380 aircraft will not operate for the next three years. The future of Etihad Airways A380 is also in doubt, as the airline has confirmed the suspension of its flights until at least the winter of 2021.

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