Tag: Airbus A350 XWB

Iberia Takes Delivery of Its First A350-900

Iberia, Spain’s flag carrier and a founding member of the IAG’s group of airlines, has taken delivery of its first of 16 A350 XWB on order, becoming the 18th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin-engine widebody. The aircraft is the first A350-900 to feature the latest performance improvement package including a […]

Ultra Long Range A350 XWB Completes First Flight

The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines in second half 2018. The aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce […]

Air Mauritius Takes Delivery of Its First A350 XWB

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft, opening a new chapter for the Indian Ocean carrier. The aircraft, leased from AerCap, was delivered during a ceremony held in Mauritius. The Mauritian based airline has chosen a very comfortable two class layout with a total of 326 seats comprising 28 in Business […]

China Airlines Launches First A350 XWB Flights To The US

Taipei-based China Airlines launched its first Airbus A350 XWB route to the US May 14, from Taipei Taoyuan International Airport to San Francisco, California. The 2X-weekly service will be increased to 4X-weekly from June 28, supplementing the existing daily Taipei-San Francisco flights to 11X-weekly services. The Taiwanese SkyTeam member has 14 A350-900s on order with […]

Top 8 Aviation Figures of 2016

ATW revealed the winners of 42nd Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards. The top aviation figures according to ATW are announced and the gala dinner will take place in Singapore on February 15, 2016. 2016 Airline of the Year: Etihad Airways   2016 Leadership Excellence Award: Tony Tyler, Director General IATA   2016 Group Winners Aviation Technology: Airbus A350 […]