The more I think about it the more I expect most flight training to be on simulators. It would be so much lower in cost. Yet simulators are not cheap so they must be utilised to the max to justify their cost.
I therefore conclude that short, domestic training flights are unlikely. The flight training they offer can be carried out on a simulator. The cabin crew training on such a flight would be next to useless. How could you even contemplate serving up to 469 passengers on such a short flight? The only advantage of such flights for cabin crew training would be frequent training in passenger boarding and disembarkation. But if the flights were to an airport or terminal that was not "380 ready" that would be a waste. Indeed it would require cabin crew to be ground trained in a boarding and disembarkation procedure that they would only use on their training flights!
The most likely training flights as far as I can see would be to a relatively short long-haul destination with an add-on like LHR
-MCT. Four arrivals and departures and two legs of around five hours each would offer maximum training benefits balancing flight and cabin crew needs on each full training rotation. But that raises a question. Are either BAH
and MCT 380-ready? If not then I favour MAD
as the initial training destination being the only other IAG
hub with max engineering facilities to iron out minor teething problems.