Japan Airlines gets first Airbus A350-1000

First A350-1000 for Japan Airlines
First A350-1000 for Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000 airliner at a ceremony in Toulouse, France how of the European aerospace giant.

The Japan Airlines A350 is configure with a four class cabin including six first class suites each of which has a choice of three modes: sofa, seat and single bed or double bed.

Its Business Class also offers Suites, with 54 seats that have privacy doors. The other two cabins consist of a 24 seat Premium Economy Class and 155 seat Economy Class.

The aircraft is the first of 13 A350-1000s ordered by Japan Airlines which forms part of a total 31 A350s, the remainder being there -900 model which the airline is operating on high density Japanese domestic routes.

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: UK Aviation Media)

The wings for the A350 are built in the UK at Airbus’ facility in Broughton, North Wales and the engine power comes from Derby, England made Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.

Japan Airlines plans to operate its first -1000 model on its flagship route from Tokyo to New York.

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