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China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

30 September 2016 Press Release

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. 

CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business...

Flying around the world: The number of in-service A350 XWB jetliners continues to grow

28 September 2016 Feature story

From its conception, the A350 XWB aircraft was designed to set new standards and shape the future of air travel. 

With more than a year and a half of commercial service under its belt, the newest member of Airbus’ market leading widebody family is living up to this reputation as an increasing ...

A “carbon copy:” The no. 2 A350-1000 rolls out sporting the A350 XWB Family’s signature composites livery

23 September 2016 News in brief

Airbus’ second A350-1000 flight test aircraft has emerged from the paint shop in Toulouse, France with a distinctive carbon fibre-themed livery that is inspired by the advanced composites technology incorporated on the world’s most-modern widebody aircraft product line. 

The A350-1000 is the l...

Airbus innovation at work: 25 years of aircraft family commonality

20 September 2016 Headline news

The commonality feature of Airbus’ fly-by-wire jetliner families is marking 25 years of operations, providing benefits that range from enhanced fleet deployment, improved efficiency and better scheduling for airlines to greater productivity, proficiency and job satisfaction for pilots. 

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China Airlines’ first A350 XWB takes to the skies

15 September 2016 Press Release

The first A350 XWB for China Airlines (CAL) has completed its maiden flight over the skies of Toulouse in South West France.

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