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British Airways’ A350 Gears Up for its First Long Haul Flight to Dubai

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only is the aircraft quieter than some of […]

Virgin Atlantic’s New A350-1000 ‘Red Velvet’ Arrives This Saturday From Airbus

Virgin Atlantic’s first A350-1000 (G-VLUX) named ‘Red Velvet‘, will be delivered this Saturday from the Airbus factory in Toulouse and shortly begin operating on the London Heathrow to New York JFK route. The new aircraft features some big upgrades across all three cabins. Upper Class customers have a new social space, The Loft, where they […]

BA’s New A350-1000 Ushers in New Generation of Business Class Seat

British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and […]

British Airways to Welcome First Airbus A350-1000 to its Fleet on Friday

British Airways eagerly anticipated first Airbus A350-1000 will arrive at London Heathrow from Toulouse on Friday with the plane expected to enter service on 5th August with its inaugural flight to Madrid. The airline have been tight-lipped about it’s impending new arrival, but on July 11th tweeted: We’re one step closer to welcoming the first […]

Airbus delivers newest A350 XWB jetliner to launch customer Qatar

The new kid on a block is ready to take off. Airbus announced on February 20, 2018, the delivery of its brand-new A350-1000 – the longest-fuselage version of A350 XWB jetliner – to launch customer Qatar Airways. The aircraft is the first of 37 A350-1000s ordered by Qatar. The carrier is both the largest Airbus A350 XWB […]

First A350-1000 takes its maiden flight in France

The first A350-1000 took off on the 24th of November 2016 morning for its maiden flight at Blagnac in Toulouse, France at 10.42 AM local time. The A350-1000 is Airbus’ largest and most powerful twin-engined airliner, equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 turbofans. The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprise Hugues Van Der […]