Singapore Airlines' new Airbus A350-900ULR – the ultra long-range jet which will restart non-stop flights to New York and Los Angeles – will sport a two-class configuration without any economy seats. As first reported by Australian Business Traveller, the super-efficient airliner &nd...
POSTED 24 May, 2017 22 Comments
China Airlines will add its latest Airbus A350 to Sydney from December 1 2017 while also going double daily with flights on the Sydney-Taipei route. Overnight updates to the airline's booking system show both the regular flight CI51/CI52 (which currently runs on an Airbus A330) and the new CI5...
POSTED 12 May, 2017 35 Comments
China Southern plans to buy 20 A350 wide-body aircraft from Airbus in a deal worth about US$6 billion, providing a boost for the manufacturer amid production delays and order deferrals. The Guangzhou-based company, which ranks as Asia’s largest airline by passenger numbers, will take deliv...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 2 Comments
Singapore Airlines will bring another Australian city under the wing of its growing Airbus A350 network this year, with Brisbane and Perth both on the shortlist. The Star Alliance member already has one year-round A350 flight slated for Melbourne's SQ207/SQ208 from May 11, while a second A3...
POSTED 18 Apr, 2017 21 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | Cathay Pacific will rip out and replace the business class seats in a quarter of its Airbus A350 fleet in response to a series of issues with poor-quality fit and finish which has been widely reported on social media The A350 seats were supplied by Zodiac Aerospace and represent an u...
POSTED 11 Apr, 2017 8 Comments
New Club World seat for Airbus A350, Boeing 787-10 All seats to have direct aisle access Not all A350s, 787-10s will have first class British Airways will debut a new Club World business class seat on both its Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 787-10 jets in 2019, and may refit the seat to...
POSTED 6 Apr, 2017 47 Comments
British Airways now expects to see its first Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 787-10 jetliners from 2019, but says that not all of those will include a first class cabin. “We are definitely committed to our first class product, and definitely some of those aircraft will have first class” ...
POSTED 6 Apr, 2017 2 Comments
Singapore Airlines is locking in its advanced Airbus A350 jet for a year-round schedule between Melbourne and Singapore starting May 11, 2017. The sleek jetliner has made a number of short-term appearances on the route, but later this year it'll be running daily as Melbourne-Singapore flight SQ2...
POSTED 3 Apr, 2017 7 Comments
Cathay Pacific is adding more Airbus A350 flights into Australia, with Perth to enjoy a daily service of the advanced jet while Melbourne will boast its second CX A350. Both services kick off on 29 October 2017, with the Perth A350 debuting on CX170/171 while Melbourne's second A350 slots into C...
POSTED 20 Mar, 2017 21 Comments
Singapore Airlines is bringing its Airbus A350 back to Melbourne across May and June – so if you haven't yet experienced the Star Alliance's newest jet, here's your chance. The flight you'll want to book is the SQ218 redeye from Melbourne to Singapore... ... and on the way back, the mor...
POSTED 20 Feb, 2017 13 Comments
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