Lufthansa is planning the very first visit of an Airbus A380 to Sofia for Sunday, on 16 October 2016. The world’s largest passenger airliner will depart from Frankfurt as a special flight and is scheduled to touch down in Sofia around 13.00 local time. The two-deck aircraft will be visible from various spots around Sofia and also during its landing approach. The aircraft is supposed to stay in the Bulgarian capital for about four hours. It is planned that the only Bulgarian A380 Lufthansa pilot, Senior First Officer Mario Bakalov will be part of the cockpit crew flying this aircraft to Sofia on that day.