What happened onboard a Thomas Cook rescue flight using the world's biggest plane

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With 494 seats onboard, Malaysian Airlines flight MH8493 is flying holidaymakers from Palma to Manchester – with onward connections to Newcastle, East Midlands, Birmingham, Stansted and Gatwick. But the A380 will not be hopping around the UK delivering passengers. Instead they will be put onto buses at Manchester to complete their journey in less luxurious fashion.

 

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