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Cathay's first A350-1000 rolling out of the paint shop (Photo: Cathay Pacific)

Cathay Pacific’s First A350-1000 Rolls Out of Paint Shop

Cathay Pacific announced that its first Airbus A350-1000 rolled out of the paint shop in Toulouse, France. The new A350-1000 will add to Cathay's growing long-haul operation and will begin service to Washington-Dulles this September, making it the longest flight in Cathay's network at 8,153 miles. Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific will be the second carrier to operate the A350-1000, after Qatar, and has placed 20 orders for the type. The airline currently flies 22 A350-900s, a smaller variation of the…

Airbus A350-1000 Embarks on Demonstration Tour in the Middle East…

The Airbus A350-1000, the newest addition to Airbus’ widebody family, has begun its three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific Region. This tour comes in the wake of the aircraft’s successful flight test campaign, ending with joint EASA and FAA type certifications, and is right ahead of the…