Lufthansa Flies A380 out of Houston??

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Apr 23rd, 2012, 10:35 AM
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Lufthansa Flies A380 out of Houston??

My seat number changed on a IAH to FRA flight on Lufthansa. So I checked the schedule and it shows an aircraft change from a 747 to A380.

I did not know A380's flew into Houston and wondered if this is correct or a computer glitch. The flight is for Feb, 2013.
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Apr 23rd, 2012, 02:06 PM
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It is supposed to start in August.

Makes sense as Houston is the largest hub for United, a huge business destination, and a great connecting point for flights between the EU and much of Latin America.
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Apr 23rd, 2012, 03:23 PM
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What terminal will they use?
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Apr 23rd, 2012, 08:02 PM
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No reason why it won't be E.
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Apr 23rd, 2012, 08:04 PM
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Sorry, I mean D!!!!
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Apr 25th, 2012, 05:22 AM
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Thanks, rkkwan. I've read that some airports do not like them because they take up so much space. Is IAH happy about their arrival?
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Apr 25th, 2012, 07:23 AM
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IAH has plenty of gate space at Terminal D and wide taxiways for the A380. It won't be a problem. Not sure if they've added a jetway for upper deck, but that's not a pre-requisite for A380 operations.
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