“Now Boarding” is a videocast about air travel and the business of flying. CNBC Airlines reporter Leslie Josephs and CNBC Senior Producer Erin Black cover topics such as turbulence, airline status, boarding, jumbo jets and all things aviation. Watch this and other episodes every Sunday on CNBC’s YouTube channel.
In this episode of Now Boarding, Leslie and Erin discuss the rise and fall of jumbo jets like the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380. Now, as international travel recovers from the pandemic, some of these giant planes are being dusted off to fly around the world again, carrying hundreds of passengers at a time.