Introducing the ENORMOUS AIRBUS A390!!!! ....expected to take off in late 2018.
The plane is targeted for international service of flights of over 9,000 nautical miles (about 16,600 kilometers). The A390 will be powered by six Rolls-Royce turbofan engines developing thrusts of over 340,000lb each. According to AIRBUS the break-even point for operating the airplane will be at a passenger load of about 1760 passengers.
Among the features proposed for the future aircraft are six restaurants, three duty free shops, a lounge with a discothèque, two full sized movie theatres, a 14 lane bowling alley, a swimming pool with water slides, a wedding chapel, a fully functional medical clinic, and a 11,000 volume library.
Two major international carriers have already placed orders and that the new jets are scheduled to begin service in late summer of 2018.