The Chengdu based airline has formally ordered 10 additional A350-900’s for delivery 2019-21. The order is subject to Chinese Government approval. Sichuan Airlines has already agreed to take 4 aircraft from two separate leasing companies that were originally due to be delivered to Sri Lankan Airlines, but were cancelled following revelations of corruption by the […]Read more "Sichuan Airlines orders 10 A359’s"
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"
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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"
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