Hong Kong Airlines A350-900 B-LGA Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN124, Hong Kong Airlines B-LGA, was delivered Toulouse – Hong Kong late tonight as HX350. This is the first A350-900 for the airline. The aircraft wears standard Hong Kong airlines livery and is in 33J/301Y configuration including 108 Economy Comfort seats.

Cathay Pacific Announce New European A350 Services.

Cathay Pacific today announced new A350-900 services on the following routes:

4 x weekly Hong Kong – Brussels service to commence on 27th March 2018.

3 x weekly Hong Kong – Copenhagen service to operate from 2nd May 2018 to 28th October 2018.

4 x weekly Hong Kong – Dublin service to operate from 2nd June 2018.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTB Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN027, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTB, positioned Sao Paulo Guaralhos – Madrid as JJ9604 this morning after arriving as JJ8065 from Madrid. The aircraft then operated today’s JJ8065 Madrid – Sao Paulo Guaralhos.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRS Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN128,Cathay Pacific B-LRS, was delivered Toulouse – Hong Kong as CX3510 late this morning. The aircraft is in 38J/28W/214Y configuration and Cathay Pacific 2016 livery.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRO CX616 Bangkok Weather Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN093. Cathay Pacific B-LRO, operating CX616 Bangkok – Hong Kong returned to Bangkok this morning having gone around at Hong Kong due to weather. The aircraft was able to successfully complete the flight this afternoon as CX616D.

Air Caraibes A350-900 F-HNET Pointe-A-Pitre Runway Excursion.

Airbus A350-951 MSN091, Air Caraibes F-HNET, operating TX542 Paris Orly – Pointe-A-Pitre encountered wind shear on landing and veered off the right hand surface of the runway damaging a number of runway edge lights and damaging two main gear tyres. The runway was closed for around four hours and the return TX543 delayed overnight.

Vietnam Airlines A350-900 VN-A893 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN129, Vietnam Airlines VN-A893, was delivered Toulouse – Hanoi this afternoon as VN98. The aircraft is in 28J/35W/211Y configuration and standard Vietnam Airlines livery.

Ethiopian Airlines A350-900 ET-ATY Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-041 MSN089, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATY, departed Dubai early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed ET603 Dubai – Addis Ababa as ET2603..

Delta A350-900 N501DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinnati Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit for the fifth day running this morning as DL9970, making several approaches at Cincinnati for training purposes en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again making several training circuits at Cincinnati.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXD Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN127, Lufthansa D-AIXD, was delivered Toulouse – Munich this evening as LH9921. The aircraft is in standard Lufthansa livery and 48J/21W/224Y configuration.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinnati Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit for the fourth day running this morning as DL9970, making several approaches at Cincinnati for training purposes en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again making several training circuits at Cincinnati.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinnati Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit for the third day running this morning as DL9970, making several approaches at Cincinnati for training purposes en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again making several training circuits at Cincinnati.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRN Brisbane Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN085, Cathay Pacific B-LRN, arrived into Brisbane last night as CX157 from Hong Kong, however its scheduled return to Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning was delayed by a technical issue until this evening when it operated as CX156D.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinnati Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit for the second day running this morning as DL9970, making several approaches at Cincinnati for training purposes en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again making several training circuits at Cincinnati.

Thai Airways A350-900 HS-THH First Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN142, Thai Airways HS-THH, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WZNS and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder for painting.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinnati Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit this morning as DL9970, making several approaches at Cincinnati for training purposes en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again making several training circuits at Cincinnati.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALB Returns from Geneva.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN007, Qatar Airways A7-ALB, departed Geneva this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR104 Geneva – Doha as QR104D.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALB Returns from Geneva.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN007, Qatar Airways A7-ALB, departed Geneva this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR104 Geneva – Doha as QR104D.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, was delivered Toulouse – Atlanta late tonight as DL9959. The aircraft is in 32J/48W/226Y configuration including 48 Premium Select seats in a 2 – 4 – 2 configuration. This is the first A350-900 for Delta.

French Blue A350-900 F-HREU Training Flights.

Airbus A350-941 MSN005, French Blue F-HREU, operated the following trainign flights today:

BF900 Bordeaux – Toulouse
BF901 Toulouse – Chateauroux – Chateauroux
BF902 Chateauroux – Toulouse
BF903 Toulouse – Bordeaux
BF904 Bordeaux – Bordeaux.

 

French Blue A350-900 F-HREU Returns from Manchester Painting.

Airbus A350-941 MSN005, French Blue F-HREU, which has been at Manchester since 20th July 2017, positioned Manchester – Toulouse – Bordeaux as FB900 late this afternoon after painting in French Blue livery at the Air Livery facility.