The arch of Lufthansa said the German airline affairs to activate aerial Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on routes to India after this year.
On Monday, India aerial a ban on landing the aircraft in the country, enabling carriers such as Singapore Airlines Ltd, Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Emirates airline to fly the jets into the world’s second-most crawling nation.
Lufthansa had beforehand said it had no actual affairs to use the jet on those routes.
“We are absorbed to use the A380 additionally for the above Indian markets,” Christoph Franz, CEO of Lufthansa, said on Wednesday in an account in the Reuters Global Markets Forum, an online association for banking professionals.
Franz said Lufthansa absolutely planned to use the jet in India but acclaimed the barrage would be after in the year, back its agile of 10 A380s is already committed by accepted schedules.
He said it was accessible for the summertime schedule, but added, “We will acceptable accomplish it for the winter flight agenda of 2014-2015”.
Under India’s rules, A380s will be accustomed to acreage at the country’s four capital airports—New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad—which are able to handle the planes.
India’s accommodation was accustomed by adopted carriers aiming to tap India’s fast-growing air biking sector.
The A380 can backpack added than 800 cartage in a single-class configuration, and the government had banned their use because of affair that adopted airlines would boss the bazaar for all-embracing travel.