Tag Archives: A350

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 […]

Iran Air buys 100 Airbus jetliners

Test flights prior to delivery… Just #beautiful! #Airbus #IranAir #A321 #aviation #airplane pic.twitter.com/rpuKBoKrtU — Iran Air (@IranAir_IRI) 21 december 2016 Iran Air has signed a firm contract for 100 Airbus jet airliners: 46 A320 Family aircraft, 38 A330s and 16 A350 XWBs. Deliveries will begin in early 2017. The first A321 in full Iran Air […]

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 […]

Airbus A350-1000 has taken off

The Airbus A350-1000 XWB has taken off for its maiden flight from Toulouse Blagnac Airport, France, around 10.50 a.m. local time, today, 24 November 2016. The new A350-version measures almost 74 metres from nose to tail (73.78 m to be exactly, 242.1 ft). That is 7,00 metres longer than the standard A350-900. In a typical […]

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 […]

Airbus delivers 10,000th aircraft

Airbus today, 14 October 2016, delivered its 10,000th aircraft – an Airbus A350-900 for Singapore Airlines. The event was marked by a special ceremony in Toulouse. Airbus delivered its first aircraft, an A300B2, to Air France on 10 May 1974. The aircraft delivered today is the sixth A350-900 for Singapore Airlines, out of a total […]

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 […]