Newer planes are simply more efficientRead more "Qatar to retire A380’s and replace with 779/A35K"
Like the 787 before it the A350 is opening up new route options for its customers. This week China Airlines became the first Taiwanese airline to begin direct flights to London Gatwick- there are no slots at Heathrow. It’s recently started non-stops to Rome and Paris – and it’s all down to the range and […]Read more "A350’s start changing route profiles for airlines"
Testing the limits for a yearRead more "A350-1000 gets EASA & FAA Certification"
A senior source who cannot be named gave aviationnews.online an exclusive insight into Virgin Atlantic’s future plans, both near and longer term. The 787-9’s will be modified to accommodate a two tier seating arrangement along the lines of Delta’s Economy Comfort, with extra legroom seats. Being increased to 36 in their own cabin zone in […]Read more "Exclusive: Virgin Atlantic to roll out new cabin and fare structure"
It seems like an almost farcical reality but the aircraft designed partly to compete with the 777-X is having that very competition used against it. In another blow to the A350-1000 Cathay Pacific has cancelled 6 and deferred 5 more by 12 months to decide what to do with them. While it’s not all bad […]Read more "The A350-1000 gets another blow as Cathay cuts its order"