First customer aircraft takes to the sky
With Airbus’ A350 XWB jetliner, it’s the “Xtra” that makes the difference in delivering superior comfort aloft for passengers in all classes of service. This next-generation widebody aircraft delivers “xtra:” comfort with the company’s 18-inch wide seat standard, more storage space, wide panoramic windows, a relaxing and quiet cabin lit by LED mood lights and the latest in-flight entertainment options.
The many innovations onboard the next-generation A350 XWB aircraft are designed to increase the efficiency of the airlines operating it. These include the jetliner’s advanced aerodynamics and airframe – which is comprised of 53 per cent composite materials – along with a state-of-the-art a flight deck, the latest cabin features and more.
The no. 1 A350 XWB jetliner for global launch customer Qatar Airways – which has 43 A350-900s and 37 A350-1000s on order – takes to the skies for the first time prior to its delivery