If you compare the airplanes of today to the first airplane model created by Wright brothers in 1900s, you will notice how changed and advanced the picture is today. Airplanes are all the more efficient, bigger, and faster now. Passenger planes have increased in their capacity to transport passengers from one destination to another.
Here is a list of the biggest passenger planes that have the maximum seating, which means the planes that transport maximum number of passengers in a trip:
Airbus A380 900 – 900 seats
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The Airbus A 380 900 is the biggest passenger plane from France that carries 900 passengers. The plane attains maximum speed of 676 miles per hour with the help of four Rolls Royce Trent B engines.
Airbus A380 800 – 853 seats
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The Airbus A380 800 has a capacity of seating 853 passengers in a single class and 644 in a double class configuration. This plane costs $318 million, is manufactured in France, and has a range of 8,208 nautical miles.
Boeing 747 8 – 700 seats
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Manufactured in the United States of America, the Boeing 747 8 accommodates 700 passengers in a single-class system. On the other hand, if the double-class system is followed then it accommodates 600 passengers. Plane gets power from the four General Electric GEnx 2B67 engines and has a travel range of 14, 816 kilometers.
Boeing 747 400 – 624 seats
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Seating capacity of 624 passengers in the single-class system and 524 passengers in the double-class system, the Boeing 747 400 is a passenger plane manufacture in the United States. Its maximum cruising speed is 565.47 miles per hour and a travel range of 7, 260 nautical miles.
Boeing 777 300 – 550 seats
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Two Rolls Royce RR 892 engines at 92,000 lbf power the Boeing 777 300 that has a seating capacity for 550 passengers if the single-class system is being followed, or 451-passenger capacity in the double-class system. It has a travel range of 6, 103 nautical miles and maximum cruising speed of 587 miles per hour.
Airbus A380 700 – 525 seats
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With a travel range of 8,700 nautical miles and a cruising speed of 676 miles per hour, the Airbus A380 700 is a passenger plane manufactured in France. In the single-class configuration, it accommodates 525 passengers and the double-class system it accommodates 480 passengers. Four Engine Alliance GP 7270 engines at 70,000 lbf power it, giving it maximum cruising speed of 676 miles per hour.
Airplanes have come a long way ever since their invention owing to smart technological innovations that keep taking place.