Airbus A350-941 MSN212, Lufthansa D-AIXK, was delivered Toulouse – Munich this morning as LH9885. The aircraft is in 48J/21W/224Y configuration, is named Karlsruhe and is the third to wear Lufthansa 2017 livery. This brings the Lufthansa A350-900 fleet up to eleven aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN193, French Blue F-HREV, operated the Paris Orly – San Francisco sector of BF710 Paris Orly – San Francisco – Papeete this evening, however the onward sector to Papeete has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.
Airbus A350-941 MSN114, Qatar Airways A7-ALW, was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y Qsuites configuration and wears Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This is the 24th A350-900 delivered to the airline.
Airbus A350-941 MSN109, Cathay Pacific B-LRQ, operated the CX520/CX521 Hong Kong – Tokyo Narita rotation this morning in place of the usual A330-300 or Boeing 777-300ER. This rotation is now scheduled to see regular A350-900 operation alongside the other types.
Airbus A350-941 MSN006, Qatar Airways A7-ALA, arrived into Beirut in the early hours of this morning as QR418 from Doha, however the return QR419 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to positioned Beirut – Doha early this evening as QR3272.
Airbus A350-1041 MSN118, Cathay Pacific B-LXA, was delivered Toulouse – Hong Kong this afternoon as CX3510. The aircraft is in 46J/32W/256Y configuration and wears standard Cathay Pacific livery. This is the first A350-1000 for the airline.
Airbus A350-941 MSN204, Delta N510DN, which has been undergoing pre-service entry maintenance at Atlanta since 25th May, positioned Atlanta – Detroit this morning as DL9934 then entered service this afternoon operating DL275 Detroit – Tokyo Narita.
Airbus A350-941 MSN180, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AVB, operated the ET732 Addis Ababa – Rome Fiumicino sector this evening in place of the usual Boeing 777-200LR and will return late tomorrow as ET733 after 18 hours on the ground in Italy.
Airbus A350-941 MSN210, Delta N511DN, was delivered Toulouse – Atlanta early this afternoon as DL9935. The aircraft is in 32J/48W/226Y configuration and wears standard Delta livery. This brings the Delta A350-900 fleet up to eleven aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN208, China Airlines B-18917, was delivered Toulouse – Taipei Taoyuan this afternoon as CI1710. The aircraft is in 32J/31W/242Y configuration and wears standard China Airlines livery. This brings the China Airlines A350-900 fleet up to thirteen aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN192, Vietnam Airlines VN-A896, operated an additional Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi sector early this morning as VN7208. After operating regular services on this route during the morning the aircraft operated the VN136/VN141 Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang rotation this afternoon in place of the usual Airbus A321.
Airbus A350-941 MSN035, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTC, operating JJ8095 Miami – Sao Paulo Guarulhos diverted to Rio de Janeiro this evening due to weather at Sao Paulo Guarulhos. The aircraft was able to position Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo Guarulhos after midnight as JJ9104.
Following its technical return to Rome Fiumicino on 5th June, Airbus A350-941 MSN073, China Airlines B-18905, departed Rome Fiumicino late this afternoon operating the delayed CI76 Rome Fiumicino – Taipei Taoyuan of 5th June.
Airbus A350-941 MSN039, Cathay Pacific B-LRE, operated the CX524/CX509 Hong Kong – Tokyo Narita rotation in the early hours of this morning in place of the usual A330-300. A350-900s are now regularly scheduled for this route.
Airbus A350-941 MSN073, China Airlines B-18905, operating CI76 Rome Fiumicino – Taipei Taoyuan stopped the climb at 10,000 ft this evening due to a technical issue, entered a hold to work checklists then returned to Rome Fiumicino for a safe landing. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.
Airbus A350-941 MSN150, Vietnam Airlines VN-A894, which has been at Tokyo Haneda since 29th May, operated Tokyo Haneda – Hanoi as VN1 early this afternoon carrying Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang after an official visit to Japan. The aircraft then returned to service operating VN257 Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City.
LATAM Airlines Brasil switched operation of the LA8114/LA8115 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Barcelona rotation from Boeing 767-300ER to Airbus A350-900 operation today with Airbus A350-941 MSN048, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTE, operating the inaugural A350 services.
Thai Airways switched operation of the TG660/TG661 Bangkok – Tokyo Narita rotation from Boeing 747-400 to Airbus A350-900 operation today with Airbus A350-941 MSN123, Thai Airways HS-THF, operating the inaugural A350 services.
Airbus A350-941 MSN200, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTH, which has been under pre-service entry maintenance at Belo Horizonte since 1st May, positioned Belo Horizonte – Sao Paulo Guarulhos as JJ9441 early this afternoon and is ready for service entry.
Airbus A350-941 MSN209, Lufthansa D-AIXJ, was delivered Toulouse – Munich this morning as LH9851. The aircraft is in 48J/21W/224Y configuration, is named Erfurt and is the second to wear Lufthansa 2017 livery. This brings the Lufthansa A350-900 fleet up to ten aircraft.
Airbus A350-941 MSN072, Cathay Pacific B-LRL, operated the CX506/CX507 Hong Kong – Osaka Kansai rotation this morning in place of the usual Boeing 777-300. A350-900s are now scheduled regularly on this service.
Airbus A350-941 MSN044, Thai Airways HS-THB, operated the TG644/TG645 Bangkok – Nagoya Chubu Centrair rotation in the early hours of this morning. This was previously a Boeing 777-300ER rotation but will now see a mix of A350-900s and Boeing 777-300ERs.
Airbus A350-941 MSN184, Lufthansa D-AIXH, operated the LH726/LH727 Munich – Shanghai Pudong rotation this evening in place of the usual A340-600. A350-900s will now operate regularly in conjunction with A340-600s on this route.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN048, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTE, departed Miami this morning operating yesterday’s delayed JJ8095 Miami – Sao Paulo Guarulhos as JJ9501.
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