AirWillie6475
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A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:56 am

How was the A380 coverage in your area. Over here it didn't even make headline news.
 
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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 7:50 pm

Made the national news and the daily papers for the day, but not as a big news story. More a sort of "and finally. . ." piece.
 
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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 7:53 pm

Made national news in the UK for half the day and was on all the internet news sites live.

Included
BBC NEWS 24
ITV NEWS
SKY NEWS

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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:59 pm

Very extensive coverage on local French networks as well as international cable channels inluding:

CNN (European edition - nothing like the Domesticly absorbed US edition) large coverage
BBC World (very large coverage)
CNBC
EuroNews (all day)

From the posts from US on this forum at the time, I had the impression it was well covered in the US also....
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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 9:00 pm

Not sure about the local media, I watched the build up and the take off live on Sky News.
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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Fri Apr 29, 2005 9:33 pm

Watched the T/O live @ 4:30AM EDT on CNBC (CNN also aired live coverage here)...watched the landing on local news.
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Jamie757
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RE: A380 Media Coverage

Sat Apr 30, 2005 1:31 am

Coverage here in UK was good, watched it on the Airbus live feed though. Something that's been bugging me though (I know it's not aviation related), what was the music on that live feed? Anybody know?

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