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First A350 XWB for Cathay Completes Maiden Flight
Posted: 2016 Apr 03
 
 
Cathay Pacific Airways’ first A350-900 for has completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France and is now undergoing the cabin completion as part of the final production phase.
 
Cathay Pacific will take delivery of the aircraft in the second quarter of 2016. 
 
Cathay is one of the larger customers for the A350XWB, with orders for a total of 48 of the new-generation wide-body jetliner from Airbus. Cathay’s A350 XWB fleet will include 22 A350-900s and 26 A350-1000s.
 
Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region have placed firm orders for a total of 241 A350 XWBs, which makes up in excess of a third of total sales for the A350 XWB to date.
 
The A350 XWB is highly fuel efficient as a result of its carbon fiber fuselage and wings and new Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, which offer a 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn and emissions, and significantly lower maintenance costs.


 
 
 
 
 

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