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(CNN) — A magnificent beast made of four million parts from 30 different countries, the Airbus A380 is the world's largest passenger airliner, and its era is almost at an end. Initial assembly has recently been completed on the last ever superjumbo, after it was announced in 2019 that the European airplane manufacturers were discontinuing the plane. The craft was spotted by freelance photographer Aviation Toulouse ( @FrenchPainter ) at the Jean-Luc Lagardere plant, a purpose-built Airbus facility at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southern France. Since the superjumbo's first delivery to Singapore Airlines in 2007, more than 240 A380s have rolled off the line here. Initial assembly of the fin... Full story

24 September