The flight crew for an Airbus A380 airplane depends on the seating configuration and duration of the flight. For example, Emirates Airline operated with a total crew of 31 on the world’s first A380 service from Dubai to Australia and New Zealand, with four flight crew and 27 cabin staff.
Emirates A380 airplanes have a typical load capacity of 489 passengers on ultra-long flights. If the Airbus A380 is configured for all the seating to be economy class, up to 853 passengers are accommodated on a single flight. In September 2014, Qantas Flight 7 from Sydney International Airport to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport became both the longest A380 flight and the longest commercial flight in the world.