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Harbin Composite Manufacturing Centre delivers 1st major A350 part

16 September 2013 Press Release

Airbus’ newest joint venture in China progresses well on A350 work packages

Ready to fly: Airbus’ additional A350 XWB developmental aircraft are preparing to join the flight test programme

11 September 2013 Feature story

With more than 150 flight test hours performed to date for the no. 1 A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus is preparing its additional fleet of four of these next-generation widebody jetliners to join the flight test and certification campaign.

Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier gets first-hand experience of A350 XWB

2 September 2013 Press Release

Airbus President & CEO, Fabrice Brégier has enjoyed his first experience on-board the A350 XWB MSN1 during a routine test flight which lasted close to three hours and took place over the south-western part of France.

“I am immensely proud to have flown on board the A350 XWB, our latest technolo...

The A350 XWB makes its first commercial flight – virtually

26 July 2013 Feature story

Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB carried its first “passengers” this week – without ever leaving the ground.

A350 XWB achieves 92 flight test hours since first flight

15 July 2013 Press Release

Flight envelope opened and key systems tests successfully performed



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