Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRT Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN137, Cathay Pacific, was delivered Toulouse – Hong Kong this evening as CX3510. The aircraft is in 38J/28W/214Y configuration and wears standard Cathay Pacific livery. This brings the Cathay Pacific A350-900 fleet up to 19 aircraft.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SMR Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN140, Singapore Airlines 9V-SMR, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore this afternoon. The aircraft is in 42J/24W/187Y configuration and wears standard Singapore Airlines livery. This brings the Singapore Airlines A350-900 fleet up to 18 aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Continues Test Flights.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, operated the following test flights today:

DL9766 Detroit – Cincinnati
DL9767 Cincinnati – Detroit
DL9768 Detroit – Hunstville
DL9769 Huntsville – Atlanta.

Finnair A350-900 OH-LWH AY69 Helsinki Technical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN097, Finnair OH-LWH, operating AY69 Helsinki – Hong Kong (depart Helsinki 28th September) was 90 minutes into the flight over Russian airspace in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Helsinki for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

China Airlines A350-900 B-18902 Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Taipei Taoyuan on 23rd September, Airbus A350-941 MSN057, China Airlines B-18902, returned to service this afternoon operating CI915 Taipei – Hong Kong.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Continues Test Flights.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, operated a Detroit – Cincinnati test flight as DL9764 this morning, returning Cincinnati – Huntsville – Detroit as DL9765.

Asiana Airlines A350-900 HL7578 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN144, Asiana Airlines HL7578, was delivered Toulouse – Seoul Incheon this evening as OZ778D. The aircraft is in 28J/283Y configuration with 36 “Economy Smartium” seats in the Economy Cabin and wears standard Asiana Airlines livery. This is the third A350-900 for the airline.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Resumes Training Flights.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, which has not flown since 6th September 2017, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9760 this morning making several training circuits at Cincinatti en route. The aircraft then operated a Detroit – Detroit circuit this afternoon as DL9991, again performing several training circuits at Cincinatti.

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

Airbus A350-941 MSN061, Cathay Pacific B-LRJ, arrived into Brisbane late last night as CX157 from Hong Kong, however its scheduled return to Hong Kong as CX156 was cancelled in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue.

Finnair A350-900 OH-LWG AY69 Helsinki Technical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN051, Finnair OH-LWG, operating AY69 Helsinki – Hong Kong stopped the climb at 19,000 ft late tonight due to a technical issue then entered a lengthy hold to burn fuel before returning to Helsinki for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRK Singapore Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN070, Cathay Pacific B-LRK, operated CX659 Hong Kong – Singapore in the early hours of this morning, however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue which caused a nine hour delay to the return CX650 which operated this afternoon as CX650D.

Thai Airways A350-900 HS-THH Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN142, Thai Airways HS-THH, was delivered Toulouse – Bangkok this afternoon as TG8910. The aircraft is in 32J/289Y configuration and wears standard Thai Airways livery. This brings the Thai Airways A350-900 fleet up to seven aircraft.

China Airlines A350-900 B-18902 CI75 Taipei Technical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN057, China Airlines B-18902, operating CI75 Taipei Taoyuan – Rome Fiumicino stopped the climb at 5,000 ft this morning due to a technical issue, entered a hold to work checklists and burn fuel then returned to Taipei for a safe landing.

Finnair A350-900 OH-LWL Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN134, Finnair OH-LWL, was delivered Toulouse – Helsinki late tonight as AY8961. The aircraft is in 32J/305Y configuration and wears a special Marimekko Kivet livery. This brings the Finnair A350-900 fleet up to eleven aircraft.

Airbus A350-900 ET-ATR Dublin Rescue Mission.

Following a technical issue encountered by an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 at Dublin this morning, Airbus A350-941 MSN043, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATR, positioned London Heathrow – Dublin as ET9201 this afternoon after arriving as ET700 from Addis Ababa. The aircraft then operated today’s ET701 London Heathrow – Addis Ababa as a Dublin – London Heathrow – Addis Ababa service carrying passengers from today’s cancelled ET505 Dublin – Addis Ababa sector.

Airbus A350-900 ET-ATR Returns from Addis Ababa Maintenance.

Airbus A350-941 MSN043, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATR, which has been under maintenance at Addis Ababa since 20th August 2017, undertook an Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa test flight this morning then returned to service operating ET815 Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro – Zanzibar.

China Airlines A350-900 B-18909 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN138, China Airlines B-18909, was delivered Toulouse – Taipei Taoyuan this evening as CI1710. The aircraft is in 32J/31W/243Y including 36 Economy seats which convert to Family Couches. The aircraft is in standard China Airlines livery and brings the China Airlines A350-900 fleet up to nine aircraft.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXE Dusseldorf Visit.

Airbus A350-941 MSN136, Lufthansa D-AIXE, positioned Munich – Dusseldorf as LH9912 this morning, returning after around three and a half hours on the ground as LH9913.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SMQ Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN133, Singapore Airlines 9V-SMQ, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore in the early hours of this morning as SQ8895. The aircraft is in 42J/24W/187Y configuration and wears standard Singapore Airlines livery. This brings the Singapore Airlines A350-900 fleet up to 17 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALJ Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN025, Qatar Airways A7-ALJ, departed Singapore this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR947 Singapore – Doha as QR947D.

United Airlines Amends A350 Order.

United Airlines today announced that it has amended its order for 35 x A350-1000 aircraft to an order for 45 x A350-900 aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N502SN Positions to Detroit via Cincinatti Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9970 this morning making several training circuits at Cincinatti en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again via several training circuits at Cincinatti.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Positions to Detroit via Cincinatti Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9970 this morning making several training circuits at Cincinatti en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again via several training circuits and a brief stop at Cincinatti.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Positions to Detroit via Huntsville Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9970 this morning making several training circuits at Huntsville en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again via several training circuits at Huntsville.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Positions to Detroit via Huntsville Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9970 this morning making several training circuits at Huntsville en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again via several training circuits at Huntsville.

Delta A350-900 Positions to Detroit via Huntsville Training.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, positioned Atlanta – Detroit as DL9970 this morning making several training circuits at Huntsville en route. The aircraft returned to Atlanta during the afternoon as DL9971, again via several training circuits at Huntsville.

Thai Airways A350-900 HS-THG Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN130, Thai Airways HS-THG, was delivered Toulouse – Bangkok this afternoon as TG8908. The aircraft is in 32J/289Y configuration and wears standard Thai Airways livery. This brings the Thai Airways A350-900 fleet up to six aircraft.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXE Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN136, Lufthansa D-AIXE, was delivered Toulouse – Munich this afternoon as LH9922. The aircraft is in 48J/21W/224Y configuration and wears standard Lufthansa livery. This brings the Lufthansa A350-900 fleet up to five aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N502DN Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN135, Delta N502DN, was delivered Toulouse – Atlanta as DL9959 this morning. The aircraft was accepted some days ago and then underwent wifi fitting at Toulouse. This is the second A350-900 for Delta. The aircraft is in standard Delta livery and 32J/48W/226Y configuration.