Crowd Welcomes World’s Largest Airliner

Lufthansa landed the world's largest passenger plane in San Francisco Tuesday to cheering and camera-happy crowds.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 10: Spectators take pictures as a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Lufthansa became the first major airline to bring the Airbus A380 to San Francisco International Airport with a daily non-stop to and from Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday. Lufthansa became the first major airline to bring the Airbus A380 to San Francisco International Airport with a daily non-stop to and from Frankfurt, Germany. The plane is the largest passenger airliner in the world.
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Spectators take pictures as a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport.
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A spectator wears holds an American flag and wears a German flag on his back after a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane landed at San Francisco International Airport.
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Spectators take pictures as a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport.
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A Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday. The plane is the world's largest passenger airliner.
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Spectators wait for a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane to land at San Francisco International Airport on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California.
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