Aircraft manufacturers Boeing and rival Airbus have been working hard on extending flight ranges in their 777/787 and A350/A380 programs since their introduction into service. In combination with lower fuel prices, airlines have been taken risks in flying longer routes non-stop shattering distance current operating records in the process. Experience The Skies have been following […]
Today’s news digest incorporates features on Skytrax, Delta Air Lines, Bombardier, United Airlines, Airbus, AirAsiaX, ANA All Nippon Airways, Air India and WestJet.
Delta Air Lines will receive its first of fifteen Airbus A350-900 aircrafts in July 2017. The first aircraft went through its maiden test flight at Airbus assembly center located in Toulouse, France on May 24, 2017. We go behind the scenes on Delta Air Lines’ journey with this aircraft thus far and what lies ahead as the […]
Cathay Pacific Airways received the first of 22 A350-900s on May 28, 2016 becoming the fourth Asian airlines to have this aircraft in its fleet. It will make its inaugural flight to Manila on May 31, 2016 (News – February 15, 2016). Find out more about the Airbus A350 Family (Insight – January 2016).
Singapore Airlines (SQ) takes delivery of its first of 67 Airbus A350s on March 3, 2016.
Finnair received its first of eighteen Airbus A350-900 aircrafts from Toulouse, France. A special delivery flight number was used to commensurate the occasion.
Thai Airways International (TG)’s first of twelve Airbus A350-900 will be delivered on schedule in 2016.