Mon, March 19, The four-engine Airbus A380 descended from a sunny sky and touched down for the first time on American soil, at NEW YORK, John F. Kennedy International Airport at about 12:10 p.m. EDT, to the cheers of onlookers.
As the plane made its way toward the terminal, a pilot waved an American flag.
On board were 483 people, crew and reporters.
The Airbus took off from Frankfurt and the transatlantic testflight was operated like it was a normal commercial flight with full catering and inflight entertainment service.
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