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Lufthansa is the only airline flying A380s and passenger 747-8s. The 747-8 is Boeing's largest ever airliner, but when parked next to Airbus' giant A380, it really is dwarfed by the double-decker.

 Lufthansa operates six 747-8s and ten A380'. The picture below shows two A380s parked next to a rather inconspicuous747-8.

photo: Nigel Howarth

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