Aboard Emirates' First A380 to New York

Emirates, the first airline to fly the A380 across the Atlantic, has a bar that passengers can retreat to for most of the 12-hour-plus flight

After twelve and half hours of flying, one Bordeaux tastes the same as the next. Every seat position has been tried, and none are particularly comfortable. And even the most exciting film loses its appeal if you know that all it takes is a stretch of the arm to tap the screen and select any one of some 190 choices available. Luxury and tedium are close relatives. On the new Airbus A380, the two often meld.

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