British Airways is expected to send some six A380 aircraft to France for storage.
Reports say British Airways, a member of the International Airlines Group (IAG), is transporting four Super Jumbos, registration numbers G-XLEA, G-XLEC, G-XLEF, and G-XLEI on April 6, 2020.
An additional two aircraft (reg. numbers G-XLEJ and G-XLEL) are expected to be shipped out on April 7, 2020, African Entertainment understands.
Aviation portal, Aerotime reports that the first aircraft to leave for France, was G-XLEA, and that it departed from Heathrow at 9:06 AM local time (UTC+1).
The double-deckers will be based in Châteauroux-Centre Airport (CHR), where several aircraft maintenance and dismantling companies are based, according to Aerotime.
According to flightrader24.com, another airliner, (reg. number G-XLEG) is currently undergoing heavy maintenance in Manila, Philippines.
The aircraft has been there since March 7, 2020, showcases flightradar24.com data says.
British Airways currently has 12 Airbus A380 aircraft in its fleet according to report.