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The A380 produces 50% less cabin noise than a 747 and has higher cabin air pressure; both features are expected to reduce the effects of travel fatigue.
In a 555-passenger configuration, the A380 has 33% more seats than a 747 and 50% more cabin area and volume resulting in more space per passenger.
Compared to a 747, the A380 has larger windows.The wider cabin allows for 19 inch wide economy seats instead of 17 inch seats on a 747.
The A-380 offers better take-off and landing performance than the Boeing 747 A - 380 Take – off : 9,800 ft 1800 ft less Boeing 747 Take – off : 11,600ft A - 380 Landing : 6,900 ft 500 ft less Boeing 747 Landing : 7,400 ft Shorter distance means less noise exposure outside the airport boundaries