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China Southern Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its first of 20 A350-900s, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation and highly efficient twin-engine, long-range wide-body aircraft. The Guangzhou-based carrier operates an Airbus fleet of 335 aircraft, including 282 A320 Family aircraft, 48 A330 Family aircraft and five A380 aircraft (figures at the end of […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB makes maiden flight

The first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft to be produced by Airbus for the airline and features a special A350 logo on the fuselage. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, including cabin completion, as well as […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB takes shape in final assembly line

Final assembly of the first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has begun and is taking shape at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. The wing-fuselage junction and the installation of the vertical and horizontal tailplane have been completed. After this station, the first JAL A350 XWB will be in the next assembly station […]

China Eastern Airlines’ first A350 XWB performs maiden flight

The first A350-900 for China Eastern Airlines has performed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, ground checks and test flights before being prepared for delivery in the coming weeks. The airline has 20 A350-900s on order. China Eastern Airlines currently operates an Airbus fleet of […]

SIA To Debut New A350-900 Medium Haul Aircraft On Singapore-Adelaide Route

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced Adelaide as the launch destination for its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft. Slated to commence daily operations on 17 December 2018, the new A350-900 will operate as SQ279 from Singapore to Adelaide, and return as SQ278, from Adelaide to Singapore, subject to regulatory approval. The new A350-900 medium-haul aircraft […]

Airbus Delivers Sichuan Airlines its first A350-900

Sichuan Airlines, the largest all Airbus fleet carrier in China, has taken delivery of its first A350-900 leased from AerCap in Toulouse today, becoming the first Chinese mainland operator via leasing to take delivery of the world’s newest and most efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, Sichuan Airlines’ A350-900 aircraft features […]

DAE to close an aircraft sale valued at $900 million

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) announced on May 30, 2018 that its leasing division DAE Capital has recently signed three agreements to sell 16 aircraft with a total market value of approximately $900 million. The aircraft covered by these agreements include Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, A330, and A350 family aircraft, have an average age of […]

Airbus to try out mixed reality training on JAL’s A350 XWBs

On November 14, 2017, Airbus and Japan Airlines presented a prototype of a blended reality training equipment which was developed using Microsoft HoloLens. This technology provides access to aircraft digital data which can be viewed from any angle to run specific aircraft procedures virtually. So users can learn from anywhere, without the need of the […]