London has a new, big attraction: a 45-ton replica of the largest passenger airplane ever made, the Airbus A380. Emirates, the Dubai based international airline, has unveiled a giant model of an Airbus A380 at the gateway to Heathrow Airport. The Emirates A380 Airbus model has taken over the BA Concorde miniature's role of welcoming passengers to the airport. More than 25 million visitors to Heathrow will be exposed to Emirates impressive branding efforts at the gates of world’s busiest airport. The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, has stated it is the largest known aircraft model in existence. A world record submission is currently with Guinness World Records.
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