By Gregory Mone
Posted 09.21.2007 at 10:17 am 1 Comment
Talk about an aviation buff. A passenger reportedly bid over $100,000 for a luxury seat on the first commercial flight of the Airbus A380, on Singapore Airlines. The inaugural round-trip will run from Singapore to Sydney and back. Singapore Airlines opted for an aircraft with a 480 seat configuration instead of the 555.
The auction was conducted through eBay's Singaporean Web site, and the proceeds will go to charity.—Gregory Mone
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