Planes

Air France’s First A350 Completes Maiden Flight

August 28, 2019 Pablo Diaz

On Aug. 27, Air France’s first Airbus A350-900 performed its maiden flight around the builder’s factory in Toulouse, France. The twin-engine widebody aircraft, which bears the manufacturer’s serial number MSN331 and the factory registration F-WZFN,

Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

French Bee Becomes First All-A350 Airline

June 30, 2019 Thomas Pallini

French Bee has become the first airline to operate a fleet comprised entirely of Airbus A350s having taken delivery of its third and final Airbus A350-900 XWB. The airline took delivery of its latest aircraft,

News

Japan Airlines Receives First Airbus Aircraft

June 13, 2019 Ryan Ewing

Japan Airlines (JAL) received its first A350-900XWB on Thursday from Airbus’ manufacturing facilities in Toulouse. The newly-delivered aircraft, registered as JA01XJ, marks two sizable milestones. Its JAL’s first off-the-line Airbus aircraft – the airline has

Routes

Finnair Celebrates 50 Years of Service to New York

June 9, 2019 Thomas Pallini

Finnair, the world’s sixth oldest airline, recently celebrated an anniversary, 50 years of flying between Helsinki and New York. The airline’s first transatlantic route, service to New York was Finnair’s first major intercontinental endeavor that

Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Qatar Airways Receives 250th Aircraft

March 25, 2019 Jose Antonio Payet

Last week, an A350-900 was ferried from Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse, France to Qatar Airways’ home in Doha, representing the 250th aircraft to be delivered to the Qatari flag carrier. Just a few planes down,

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