Tag: A350-900

First Airbus A350 XWB Reaches Air France

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air France, the flag carrier of  France, has finally received its first widebody Airbus A350 XWB. The first A350-900 out of 28 on the Airbus order list. Configured in a three-class layout with 324 seats including 34 full-flat business, 24 premium economy and 266 economy class seats, the A350 will gradually start its operations by […]

First Fiji Airways Airbus A350 XWB Already Features Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fiji Airways is one step closer to receiving its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft which has already left the paint shop wearing the airline’s livery. The plane will be handed to Fiji Airways by the aircraft leasing company Dubai Aerospace Enterprises. The brand new A350 is due to join airline’s fleet in Q4 of 2019, after […]

Air China Order for 20 Airbus A350s. Result of US-China Trade Dispute?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air China, the flag carrier and one of the major airlines of the People’s Republic of China, has recently announced about the order for 20 Airbus A350-900. In addition to 10 A350-900s already on the order book of Airbus. The estimated value of the purchase is $6,537 million, according to basic market price. The deliveries […]

China Southern Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its first of 20 A350-900 becoming the newest operator of this latest generation and highly efficient twin-engine, long-range widebody aircraft. The Guangzhou-based carrier operates an Airbus fleet of 335 aircraft, including 282 A320 Family aircraft, 48 A330 Family aircraft and 5 A380 aircraft (figures at the end of […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Debuts in the Sky

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan Airlines (JAL) is about to receive its first Airbus A350-900 which has already successfully performed its maiden flight over France. The initial flight set the beginning of the last phase of production which includes cabin completion, as well as further ground and flight tests leading to customer acceptance and delivery. The first A350 XWB […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus announced that the first Japan Airways (JAL) A350-900 has been already painted featuring a special A350 XWB red logo on the fuselage. This A350 XWB is the first one manufactured directly for JAL. The aircraft is expected to join JAL fleet “in early summer” after it goes through all the ground and flight tests. […]

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of its 250th Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France, the latest addition to the group’s growing fleet of passenger, Cargo and executive aircraft. This impressive landmark comes just 22 years after the carrier began operations, and is testament to the incredible growth of an airline that has become world-leading in […]

Taiwanese STARLUX Airlines Orders 17 Airbus A350s

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new Taiwanese airline STARLUX signed a firm order for 17 Airbus A350 aircraft, 12 A350-1000 and five A350-900, for long-haul services. The airline is set to deploy its new aircraft “on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region”. “We are positive […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Takes Shape

Reading Time: < 1 minute Final assembly of the first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has begun and is taking shape at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.  The wing-fuselage junction and the installation of the vertical and horizontal tailplane have been completed. After this station, the first JAL A350 XWB will be in the next assembly station […]

China Eastern Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse, becoming the latest operator of this efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. China Eastern is the largest Airbus operator in Asia and second largest in the world. The airline will initially operate the new aircraft on its domestic routes, followed by flights to international destinations. […]