Just out from storage, a Lufthansa A380 is preparing to return to service.
A Lufthansa A380 flew to Manila for a long technical check with Lufthansa Technik.
The A380 (reg. D-AIMK) did a 13-hour flight to The Philippines after being in storage for months in Teruel, Spain.
The airline is reactivating 6 of its 14 A380s to be ready for summer program.
Under the special flight number LH9922, the first reactivated A380 D-AIMK departed Frankfurt in the early hours of this morning for @LHTechnik Manila site. Here it is being made fit to take off again as a regular passenger aircraft in the summer.#Airbus #A380 #Lufthansa pic.twitter.com/X9DkK2sukT
— Lufthansa News (@lufthansaNews) January 29, 2023
From the airline’s hub in Munich, initial destinations will New York-JFK, Boston and Los Angeles starting in June.