Airbus A350-941 027, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTB, operating JJ8081 New York JFK – Sao Paulo Guarulhos (depart New York JFK 21st May) diverted to Rio de Janeiro this morning due to fog at Sao Paulo. The aircraft positioned Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo Guarulhos late in the evening as JJ9299 in order to operate JJ8080 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – New York JFK.
Airbus A350-941 MSN205, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AVD, was delivered Toulouse – Addis Ababa in the early hours of this morning as ET9201 and entered service this evening operating ET600 Addis Ababa – Dubai. The aircraft is in 30J/313Y configuration and wears standard Ethiopian Airlines livery. This brings the Ethiopian Airlines A350-900 fleet up to nine aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN042, Qatar Airways A7-ALM, arrived into Adelaide this afternoon as QR914 from Doha (depart Doha 14th May), however the return QR915 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.
LATAM Airlines Brasil began switching from JJ to LA flight codes this evening with Airbus A350-941 024, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTA operating its first LA coded service late tonight as LA8108 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Paris CDG.
LATAM Airlines Brasil began switching from JJ to LA flight codes this evening with Airbus A350-941 027, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTB operating its first LA coded service late tonight as LA8101 Paris – CDG – Sao Paulo Guarulhos.
Airbus A350-941 MSN157, Air Mauritius 3B-NBQ, operated yesterday’s delayed MK34 Port Louis – Paris CDG this morning as MK4034. The aircraft then returned to Port Louis operating today’s scheduled MK45 Paris CDG – Port Louis.
Airbus A350-941 MSN145, Air Mauritius 3B-NBP, which has been out of service at Port Louis since early on 5th May, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed MK36 Port Louis – Paris CDG. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed MK45 Paris CDG – Port Louis as MK4045.
Airbus A350-941 MSN157, Air Mauritius 3B-NBQ, operated yesterday’s delayed MK45 Paris CDG – Port Louis this morning as MK1045, then operated yesterday’s delayed MK34 Port Louise – Paris CDG late tonight as MK2034.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN047, Qatar Airways A7-ALN, departed Adelaide early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR915 Adelaide – Doha as QR915D.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN067, Vietnam Airlines VN-A891, departed Shanghai Pudong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed VN531 Shanghai Pudong – Hanoi as VN531D.
Airbus A350-941 MSN075, Cathay Pacific B-LRM, operated CX939 Hong Kong – Manila this evening in place of the usual A330-300 and will overnight at Manila before operating back to Hong Kong as CX912 tomorrow morning.
Airbus A350-941 MSN199, Delta N509DN, which has been under pre-service entry maintenance at Wifi fitting at Atlanta since 13th April, positioned Atlanta – Detroit this morning as DL9971 then entered service operating DL159 Detroit – Seoul Incheon.
Airbus A350-941 MSN202, Lufthansa D-AIXI, was delivered Toulouse – Munich as LH9885 this morning. The aircraft is in 48J/21W/224Y configuration and is the first A350-900 to wear the new Lufthansa 2018 livery. The aircraft is named “Dortmund” and brings the Lufthansa A350-900 fleet up to nine aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN027, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTB, operated the JJ9252/JJ9253 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Belo Horizonte rotation early this evening. From today this rotation is scheduled for A350-900 operation.
Airbus A350-941 MSN201, Thai Airways HS-THN, was delivered Toulouse – Bangkok this afternoon as TG8918. The aircraft is in 32J/289Y and wears standard Thai Airways livery. This brings the Thai Airways A350-900 fleet up to twelve aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN203, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MAF, was delivered Toulouse – Kuala Lumpur this afternoon as MH5025. The aircraft is in 4F/35J/249Y configuration is the second A350-900 to wear the special Negaraku livery. This brings the Malaysia Airlines A350-900 fleet up to five aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN044, Thai Airways HS-THB, operated the TG116/TG117 Bangkok – Chiang Mai rotation this evening in place of the usual Boeing 777-200/300. A350-900s are now regularly scheduled to operate alongside other types on this rotation.
Airbus A350-941 MSN045, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTD, arrived into New York JFK this morning as JJ8080 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos (depart Sao Paulo Guarulhos 30th April) then turned around to operate last night’s delayed JJ8081 New York JFK – Sao Paulo Guarulhos as a day flight JJ9681.
Airbus A350-941 MSN119, Cathay Pacific B-LRR, operating CX105 Hong Kong – Melbourne was to the west of Davao at 37,000 ft in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Hong Kong for a safe landing following a technical issue.
Qatar Airways commenced service on the Doha – Cardiff-Wales route today with Airbus A350-941 MSN100, Qatar Airways A7-ALU, operating the inaugural QR323/QR324 rotation. This will normally be a Boeing 787-8 service.
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