Airbus A350 News

First Airbus A350-1000 takes to skies as testing begins

First Airbus A350-1000 takes to skies as testing begins

The first A350-1000 took off this morning for its maiden flight at Blagnac in Toulouse, France at 10:42. The A350-1000 is Airbus’ largest and most powerful twin-engined airliner ever – and the world’s most fuel efficient large wide-body plane. Equipped with specially developed Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 turbofans, the A350-1000’s first flight is taking place over south-western France.

Lufthansa set to receive first Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa set to receive first Airbus A350-900

21st Nov 2016 Airline News

Lufthansa will receive its first A350-900 on December 19th, with the most modern long haul aircraft in the world due to land at the German flag-carrier’s Munich Hub. The first regular commercial flight will be from Munich to Delhi on February 10th, 2017. Tickets are available now.

China Airlines becomes latest operator of A350 XWB

China Airlines becomes latest operator of A350 XWB

3rd Oct 2016 Airline News

China Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine wide-body airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 31 in Premium Economy and 243 in the main cabin.

Thai Airways takes delivery of first A350 XWB

Thai Airways takes delivery of first A350 XWB

Thai Airways International has become the eighth operator of the A350 XWB, following the delivery today of the first of 12 aircraft set to join the carrier’s fleet. Thai has configured its A350-900 with a premium two class layout with a total of 321 seats, comprising 32 Thai’s Royal Silk Class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, and 289 in the main cabin.

China Eastern Airlines places latest Airbus A350 order

China Eastern Airlines places latest Airbus A350 order

5th May 2016 Airline News

China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft. China Eastern Airlines operates one of the largest Airbus fleet in the world with nearly 300 Airbus aircraft in service, comprising A320 Family and A330 Family.

Finnair launches first A350 XB service to Hong Kong

Finnair launches first A350 XB service to Hong Kong

18th Mar 2016 Airline News

Finnair’s Airbus A350 XWB landed for the very first time at Hong Kong International Airport earlier. Customers flying between Hong Kong and Helsinki can now experience Finnair’s A350’s next-generation technology and comfort. As the first airline to introduce the A350 to a Hong Kong route, Finnair’s strategically focuses on the Asian market.