World’s most modern VIP widebody
• Includes option for 300min ETOPS capability; On target for full 370min approval this year
• A350 XWB ‘beyond 180 minutes’ ETOPS capability now approved by both EASA and FAA
• Enabling straighter more fuel efficient flight paths with lower CO2 emissions
Endorsement pushes Airbus’ A350 XWB firm order book above 800
Future flagship of airline’s long haul fleet for services to US and Europe
Marking a technological first for Airbus, the company has implemented a new industrial process that uses laser stripping to improve the return current from an aircraft’s electrical systems. This solution was applied by the A350 XWB project teams at Airbus’ Saint-Nazaire plant in France.
On the A350...