Tag: Airbus A350-900

Thai Airways Airbus A350 Rejects Take-off

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thai Airways Airbus A350-900, performing flight from Melbourne (Australia) to Bangkok (Thailand), rejected takeoff. Aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Melbourne’s runway 16 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed, vacated the runway via the first high speed turnoff about 1800 meters/5900 feet down the runway and returned to the apron. A passenger […]

Air China Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: 1 minute Air China has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse today. The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of the world’s newest and most efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, Air China’s A350-900 aircraft features a comfortable three-class cabin layout of 312 […]

Philippine Airlines’ Airbus A350 XWB Completes First Flight in Toulouse

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines’  new  airbus A350-900 has completed its first flight from the Airbus assembly line in Toulouse, France. The flight marks the start of the final phase of the production process, leading to customer acceptance and delivery in the coming weeks. Philippine Airlines has ordered six A350-900s. The airline will use these aircraft on its […]

Rolls-Royce Wins Trent Order from Turkish Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won an order from Turkish Airlines for Trent XWB engines to power 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, all of which will be covered by its flagship TotalCare® service support. The airline also has options for a further five aircraft. The Trent XWB is both the most efficient large civil aero engine flying today and […]

Delta’s First A350 Takes Off For The First Time

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta’s first Airbus A350-900 — yet to be painted in Delta’s signature livery — took to the skies early Monday morning in Toulouse, France, where the aircraft is assembled, kicking off two months of flight testing, and a fresh paint job, prior to delivery to the airline mid-summer. The lightweight, composite widebody aircraft will be […]

Airbus Launches ACJ350 XWB With Easyfit Outfitting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is launching a new corporate-jet version of its popular A350 XWB airliner, with Easyfit provisions for cabin-outfitting, expanding its corporate jet family with an aircraft that delivers more capacity, capability and comfort. Called the ACJ350 XWB, it features 270 m2/2,910 ft2 of cabin space in the -900 version. The ultra-long range variant can fly […]