Tag Archives: A350-900

China Southern orders 20 A350s

China Southern Airlines has signed a firm order for 20 Airbus A350-900s. Airbus will deliver the aircraft to the airline in the years 2019-2022. China Southern currently operates one of the largest Airbus fleets in the world with more than 300 European jetliners in service, comprising the A320, the A330 Family and five A380s. With […]

Asiana receives Airbus A350

Asiana Airlines (South Korea) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the twelfth airline to operate the newest Airbus type. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three-class layout with 311 seats: 28 in business class, 36 in ‘Economy Smartium’ and 247 in the main cabin. The airline has ordered 30 A350s and will […]

Air Caraïbes receives A350

French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is leased from AerCap. The new jetliner will begin commercial services on 2 March flying from Paris Orly to Pointe-à-Pitre and Fort-de-France on 2 March. This A350-900 can accommodate 389 passengers in a three-class configuration, (18 business, 45 Premium Economy […]

Lufthansa Airbus A350 flies

The first Airbus A350 XWB destined for Lufthansa has completed its maiden flight. The Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 took off on its first flight from Toulouse. An international Airbus crew tested the on-board systems and the behavior of the aircraft during all flight stages. The A350 will be delivered to Lufthansa within three weeks, on 19 […]

First Airbus A350 delivery to Lufthansa on 19 December

Lufthansa will receive its first Airbus A350-900 on 19 December 2016. After the official delivery, the aircraft will be flown to Munich during the week leading up to Christmas. Lufthansa Technik in Munich will then install the cabin interior, including a new premium economy class, as well as other features. The aircraft will be ready […]

Lufthansa shows A350 D-AIXA

D-AIXA is the first Airbus A350 XWB in the colour scheme of Lufthansa. The aircraft is nearing completion at the Airbus plant in Toulouse, France. It has been painted in Lufthansa livery, but is not yet fitted with engines. Lufthansa will station its first ten A350-900 aircraft in Munich, beginning next winter. The first destinations […]

Vietnam wants more A350s

Vietnam Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire ten more Airbus A350-900 aircraft. This brings the total the airline intends to operate to 24 aircraft. The airline needs the extra A350s for non-stop flights to the US, beginning with services between Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles. Vietnam Airlines last year […]

Thai receives first Airbus A350

Thai Airways International has received its first Airbus A350-900 XWB today, 30th August 2016. Thai is the eighth operator of the new Airbus widebody. The aircraft is the first of twelve the airline intends to operate. It is leased from US-based aircraft lessor CIT. Four aircraft will be purchased directly from Airbus, the other eight […]