Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALR Returns from Male.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN078, Qatar Airways A7-ALR, departed Male late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QR673 Male – Doha as QR673D.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRJ Returns from Melbourne.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN061, Cathay Pacific B-LRJ, departed Melbourne late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed CX104 Melbourne – Hong Kong as CX104D.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRX Dublin Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN155, Cathay Pacific B-LRX, operated CX301 Hong Kong – Dublin in the early hours of this morning, however the aircraft had a nosewheel steering fault which required it to be towed to the terminal at Dublin and caused the cancellation of the return CX306.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALR Male Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN078, Qatar Airways A7-ALR, operated QR672 Doha – Male in the early hours of this morning, however the return QR673 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Iberia A350-900 EC-MYX Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN227, Iberia EC-MYX, was delivered Toulouse – Madrid this evening as IB2815. The aircraft is in 31J/24W/298Y configuration, wears standard Iberia livery and is named Paco de Lucia. This is the second A350-900 for Iberia.

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANA Positions for Bayern Munich Charter.

Airbus A350-1041 MSN088, Qatar Airways A7-ANA, positioned Doha – Philadelphia as QR3451 early this morning in order to operate a Phildelphia – Miami charter as QR7453 for Bayern Munich Football Club. The aircraft then operated the regular QR778 Miami – Doha in place of the usual A350-900. No outbound QR777 Doha – Miami was scheduled today.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK Operates Doha – Venice A350 Inaugural.

Airbus A350-941 MSN033, Qatar Airways A7-ALK, operated the QR125/QR126 Doha – Venice rotation this morning in place of the usual A330-300. This was the first A350-900 service to Venice. A350-900s will operate the service for the next six days before it reverts to A330-300 operation.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRB Returns from Manchester.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th July, Airbus A350-941 MSN032, Cathay Pacific B-LRB, departed Manchester this evening operating today’s scheduled CX216 Manchester – Hong Kong with a five hour delay.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRJ Manchester Flight Switch.

Airbus A350-941 MSN061, Cathay Pacific B-LRJ, operated CX219 Hong Kong – Manchester in the early hours of this morning then turned around to operate the delayed CX216 Manchester – Hong Kong of 22nd July as CX216D.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTC JJ8081 Brasilia Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN035, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTC, operating JJ8081 New York JFK – Sao Paulo Guarulhos (depart New York JFK 22nd July) diverted via Brasilia this morning. The diversion appears to have been due to a medical emergency on board.

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANA Positions for Munich – Philadelphia Charter.

Airbus A350-1041 MSN088, Qatar Airways A7-ANA, positioned Doha – Munich as QR3451 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate a Munich – Philadelphia charter as QR7451 for the Bayern Munich Football Club. This was the first A350-1000 in the USA. The aircraft then operated QR728 Philadelphia – Doha.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTB Returns from Belo Horizonte.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN027, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTB, positioned Belo Horizonte – Sao Paulo Guarulhos this afternoon as JJ9429 then returned to service operating JJ8080 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – New York JFK.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRG Manchester Flight Switch.

Airbus A350-941 MSN053, Cathay Pacific B-LRG, operated CX219 Hong Kong – Manchester in the early hours of this morning then turned around to operate the delayed CX216 Manchester – Hong Kong of 20th July as CX216D.

Asiana Airlines A350-900 HL7578 Returns from Fukuoka.

Following its technical return to Fukuoka yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN144, Asiana Airlines HL7578, positioned Fukuoka – Seoul Incheon this morning as OZ131B then returned to service this evening operating OZ212 Seoul Incheon – San Francisco.

Asiana Airlines A350-900 HL7578 Fukuoka Technical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN144, Asiana Airlines HL7578, operating OZ131 Fukuoka – Seoul Incheon stopped the climb at 13,000 ft this afternoon due to nose gear not retracting correctly, entered a hold to work checklists then returned to Fukuoka for a safe landing.

Iberia A350-900 EC-MXV Enters Service.

Airbus A350-941 MSN219, Iberia EC-MXV, operated a Madrid – Madrid Press flight as IB11 early this afternoon then entered service operating IB3166 Madrid – London Heathrow.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRB Manchester Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN032, Cathay Pacific B-LRB, operated CX219 Hong Kong – Manchester in the early hours of this morning, however it was unable to operate the return CX216 due to a technical issue related to the hydraulics system.

Cathay Pacific A350-1000 B-LXC Delivered.

Airbus A350-1041 MSN188, Cathay Pacific B-LXC, 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 second A350-1000 for the airline.

Philippine Airlines A350-900 RP-C3501 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN221, Philippine Airlines RP-C3501, was delivered Toulouse – Manila this evening as PR5003. The aircraft is in 30J/24W/241Y and wears standard Philippine Airlines livery. This is the first A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALX Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN126, Qatar Airways A7-ALX, 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 25th A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Malaysia Airlines A350-900 9M-MAG Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN213, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MAG, was delivered Toulouse – Kuala Lumpur this afternoon as MH5025. The aircraft is in 4F/35J/249Y configuration and is the third Malaysia Airlines A350-900 in the special Negaraku livery. This brings the Malaysia Airlines A350-900 fleet up to six aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALL Returns from Male.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN036, Qatar Airways A7-ALL, departed Male late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed QR673 Male – Doha as QR673D.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRM Returns from San Francisco.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 2nd July, Airbus A350-941 MSN075, Cathay Pacific B-LRM, departed San Francisco in the early hours of this morning operating today’s CX851 San Francisco – Hong Kong.

Asiana Airlines A350-900 HL8308 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN218, Asiana Airlines HL8308, was delivered Toulouse – Seoul Incheon this evening as OZ838D. The aircraft is in 28J/283Y configuration and wears standard Asiana Airlines livery. This brings the Asiana Airlines A350-900 fleet up to six aircraft.

Cathay Pacific B-LRF San Francisco Flight Switch.

Airbus A350-941 MSN046, Cathay Pacific B-LRF, arrived into San Francisco early this evening as CX892 from Hong Kong, then turned around to operate the delayed CX851 San Francisco – Hong Kong from the early hours of this morning as CX851D. This followed an earlier A350-900 technical issue at San Francisco.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRM San Francisco Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN075, Cathay Pacific B-LRM, arrived into San Francisco yesterday afternoon as CX892 from Hong Kong, however it was unable to operate the return CX851 in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue.

French Bee A350-900 F-HREU Continues from San Francisco.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN005, French Blue F-HREU, departed San Francisco this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BF710 San Francisco – Papeete sector as BF5710.

Delta A350-900 N504DN Operates Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong A350 Inaugural.

Delta commenced A350-900 service on the Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong route today with Airbus A350-941 MSN160, Delta N504DN operated the DL89 service. This was previously a Boeing 777-200LR route and will now be operated by a mix of the two types. This was the first Delta A350-900 service from Los Angeles.

Lufthansa A350-900 D-AIXJ LH426 Warsaw Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN209, Lufthansa D-AIXJ, operating LH426 Munich – Shanghai Pudong (depart Munich 1st July) was to the north west of Minsk in the early hours of this morning when it turned back and diverted via Warsaw. The diversion appears to have been medical.

French Bee A350-900 F-HREU San Francisco Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN005, French Blue F-HREU, 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 due to a technical issue.

Delta A350-900 N504DN Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN160, Delta N504DN, positioned Detroit – Los Angeles as DL8803 this evening prior to the launch of A350-900 services from Los Angeles tomorrow.