Aeroflot Airbus A350-900 (Image: Airbus/P Masclet)
News

Aeroflot plans A350 usage Moscow to London route

According to schedule updates by Russian airline Aeroflot (SU/AFL) they plan to operate an Airbus A350 between Moscow and London on five of the weekly flights for the Winter 20/21 season. The filings show that the A350-900XWB will operate 5 of the 14 weekly flights between Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO/UUEE) and [read more]

Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic accepts first Airbus A350 into its fleet

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has officially taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000XWB at the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, G-VLUX “Red Velvet”, is the first of 12 Airbus A350XWB aircraft for the long-haul airline. Virgin’s Airbus A350-1000XWB is expected to begin a crew training programme with the airline [read more]

Airbus A220 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Airbus delivers record year despite hold ups

European airframer Airbus has delivered more aircraft in 2018 than ever before despite problems with engines causing delays to deliveries on its A320neo family. The Toulouse based company delivered 800 aircraft to 93 different customers in 2018, an 11% increase on the previous year. Despite delays in deliveries of engines [read more]

Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Welsh wings help A350 fly ultra-long range

Welsh wings made by Airbus in Broughton are helping the newly delivered Airbus A350-900ULR fly routes up to 9,700nm. The Ultra Long Range (ULR) variant of the ground breaking A350XWB range of aircraft has just entered service with Singapore Airlines, who have ordered 7 of the type. Aside from the [read more]

A350-900-Philippines-Airlines-MSN221-take-off (Image: A Doumenjou/Airbus)
Civil Aviation

Another Airbus A350 route for London Heathrow

London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) is gaining another Airbus A350 route later this year when Philippine Airlines switches to the type on its London- Manilla service. The route is currently being operated by a 370 seat Boeing 777-300ER but will be replaced by a 295 seat Airbus A350-900 from the 28th October. [read more]