Qatar A350 lands at Cardiff Airport (John Moore)
Cardiff Airport News

Qatar Airways has landed at Cardiff Airport

At 12:30 the very first Qatar Airways flight between Doha (DOH/OTHH) and Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) touched down on Runway 30. The flight, which arrived 20 minutes early, was given a water salute as it marks the start of a new era for Cardiff Airport with scheduled long-haul flights offering one-stop [read more]

A350-900 ULR Singapore Airlines take off
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Ultra-long-range A350 carries out first flight

The ultra-long-range variant of the Airbus A350 XWB has completed its first flight from Toulouse as it embarks on its certification process. The Ultra-long-range (ULR) A350 XWB will fly further than any other commercial airliner currently available and will help launch customer Singapore Airlines take the crown for the worlds longest route [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900
Cardiff Airport News

First Qatar Airways Cardiff flight will be an A350

Qatar Airways will use an Airbus A350 on the first Doha – Cardiff – Doha flight according to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications. In a tweet on Sunday, Salaman Al Shawa said: “What could be more inspiring than listening to whispering of the waves in the ‘Music City’? [read more]

A350 XWB Ultra Long Range
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

First Ultra Long Range A350 makes debut in Toulouse

The first Ultra Long Range (ULR) Airbus A350 XWB has made its debut from final assembly in Toulouse prior to having the engines fitted. The aircraft, which is destined for Singapore Airlines, was rolled out of the final assembly hangar following completion of the airframe assembly and has now moved [read more]

Singapore celebrates 1 year of the A350 at Manchester
England

Singapore celebrates 1 year of the A350 at Manchester

Singapore Airlines is celebrating 1 year of using the Airbus A350 at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC). The state-of-the-art aircraft from European planemaker Airbus first arrived to operate the non-stop Manchester-Houston route on 17 January 2017 and was the first commercial A350 flight from the Airport. The A350 aircraft was a welcome addition [read more]

Airbus A350-1000 certified by the FAA & EASA
Civil Aviation

Airbus A350-1000 certified by the FAA & EASA

On the 25th November 2017 the Airbus A350-1000 officially got its certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Airbus’ biggest variant of the A350 got its type rating last Tuesday after a extensive flight test program carried out by the Airbus team over [read more]