Airbus is organizing a very special A380 auction on 13, 14 & 15 October 2022 to support the Airbus Foundation.
Airbus is giving everyone a chance to own an authentic piece of the A380, an aircraft that opened a new standard in aviation. The auction will be organized in Toulouse, France, and online.
The proceeds of the auction will benefit the Airbus Foundation, which supports charitable initiatives worldwide. Additionally, some of the proceeds will be donated to AIRitage, an organization that preserves aerospace heritage.
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1. Unique artistic pieces
Some of the A380 parts have been turned into artworks. Airbus has entrusted artists specializing in street art to claim certain parts of the A380 that will be auctioned next month. These unique parts personalized by artists will be the most desirable pieces of the auction.
Sophie de Lacroix, the person in charge of the auction’s organization, said that the they have selected artists with different profiles and focused on various themes, including technology and travel and freedom.
We have chosen to give carte blanche to Kellymiti, Méro, Miadana Randriamorasata, Sabha, O’Rabbit, Spot and Xerou, artists with varied profiles, who share certain experiences, themes and aspirations. In particular, Toulouse, travel and freedom, technology and finally commitment and human experience. All these elements are perfectly associated with the emblematic A380.Sophie de Lacroix, Auction Organizer
2. About the A380
The Airbus A380 is a passenger aircraft developed and produced by Airbus. The first A380 flight took off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport on 27 April 2005. Since its entry into service, the A380 has flown more than 800,000 flights and carried more than 300 million passengers.