China Eastern Airlines A350-900 B-305X Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN269, China Eastern Airlines B-305X, was delivered Toulouse – Shanghai Pudong this morning as MU2999. The aircraft is in 4F/36J/32W/216Y configuration and wears standard China Eastern Airlines livery. This is the third A350-900 for the airline.

 

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SMN SQ51 London Heathrow Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN107, Singapore Airlines 9V-SMN, operating the Houston – Manchester sector of SQ51 Houston – Manchester – London Heathrow (depart Houston 29th January) diverted via London Heathrow this morning after Manchester was closed due to snow.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AME New York JFK Cancellation.

Airbus A350-941 MSN163, Qatar Airways A7-AME, operated QR703 Doha – New York JFK in the early hours of this morning, however the return QR704 was cancelled. It is not clear whether this was due to a technical or a crew issue.

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANB Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-1041 MSN102, Qatar Airways A7-ANB, positioned New York JFK – Doha in the early hours of this morning as QR3252. The aircraft arrived into New York JFK as QR701 from Doha yesterday, however the return QR702 was operated by another aircraft which was spare following a technical issue on 25th January.

Delta A350-900 N512DN Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN267, Delta N512DN, 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 twelve aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AMH Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN211, Qatar Airways A7-AMH, was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y Qsuites configuration and wears Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This is the 30th A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Iberia A350-900 EC-NBE Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN271, Iberia EC-NBE, was delivered Toulouse – Madrid this afternoon as IB35. The aircraft is in 31J/24W/298Y configuration, wears standard Iberia livery and is named Museo del Prado. This brings the Iberia A350-900 fleet up to three aircraft.

Hainan Airlines A350-900 B-304Z Delivered.

Airbus A340-941 MSN226, Hainan Airlines B-304Z, was delivered Toulouse – Tianjin Binhai this afternoon as HU307. The aircraft is in 33J/301Y configuration and wears standard Hainan Airlines livery. This brings the Hainan Airlines A350-900 fleet up to four aircraft. This is a LATAM Airlines aircraft leased to Hainan Airlines.

Hainan Airlines A350-900 B-1070 Operates Beijing – Haikou and Changsa Rotations.

Airbus A350-941 MSN122, Hainan Airlines B-1070, operated the HU7382/HU7281 Beijing Capital – Haikou Meilan rotation this morning. A350-900s are now scheduled to operate this rotation alongside Boeing 787s. During the evening the aircraft operated the HU7135/HU7136 Beijing Capital – Changsa Huanghua rotation which will now become a daily A350 service.

Delta A350-900 N503DN Continues from Detroit.

Following its medical diversion yesterday and subsequent overnight delay, Airbus A350-941 MSN149, Delta N503DN, departed Detroit the afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed DL159 Detroit – Seoul Incheon as DL159A.

Air China A350-900 B-307A Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN268, Air China B-307A, was delivered Toulouse – Tianjin Binhai – Beijing Capital this afternoon as CA80. The aircraft is in 32J/24W/256Y configuration and wears standard Air China livery. This brings the Air China A350-900 fleet up to seven aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N503DN DL159 Detroit Medical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN149, Delta N503DN, operating DL159 Detroit – Seoul Incheon was around 90 minutes into the flight this afternoon when it returned to Detroit due to a medical emergency on board. Crew did not have sufficient remaining hours to reach Seoul Incheon and so the flight has been delayed overnight.

Hainan Airlines A350-900 B-305A Delivered.

Airbus A340-941 MSN245, Hainan Airlines B-305A, was delivered Toulouse – Tianjin Binhai this afternoon as HU305. The aircraft is in 33J/301Y configuration and wears standard Hainan Airlines livery. This brings the Hainan Airlines A350-900 fleet up to three aircraft. This is a LATAM Airlines aircraft leased to Hainan Airlines.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALD Returns from Lahore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A359-941 MSN010, Qatar Airways A7-ALD, departed Lahore in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QR629 Lahore – Doha as QR629D.

Sichuan Airlines A350-900 Zhuhai Jinwan Training Day.

Airbus A350-941 MSN055, Sichuan Airlines B-304V, operated training circuits from Zhuhau Jinwan throughout the day using callsign 3U304V then positioned Zhuhai Jinwan – Chengdu Shuangliu late at night as 3U108.

Air China A350-900 B-1082 Dongsheng Training Day.

Airbus A350-941 MSN231, Air China B-1082, positioned Beijing Capital – Dongsheng early this morning as CA85 in order to operate training circuits. The aircraft positioned back to Beijing Capital late at night as CA86.

Cathay Pacific A350-1000 B-LXE Returns from Amsterdam.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-1041 MSN225, Cathay Pacific B-LXE, departed Amsterdam early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed CX270 Amsterdam – Hong Kong as CX271D.

Delta A350-900 N505DN DL27 Detroit Technical Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN164, Delta N505DN, operating DL27 Atlanta – Seoul Incheon diverted to Detroit early this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft continued Detroit – Seoul Incheon as DL9927 after eight hours on the ground.

Delta A350-900 N501DN Operates Detroit – Frankfurt Rotation.

Airbus A350-941 MSN115, Delta N501DN, operated the DL86/DL87 Detroit – Frankfurt rotation this evening in place of the usual Boeing 767-300ER. A350-900s will operate this service for the next six days before the service reverts to Boeing 767-300ER equipment.

Delta A350-900 N510DN Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN204, Delta N510DN, positioned Atlanta – Las Vegas as DL8801 this evening in order to operate DL171 Las Vegas – Seoul Incheon.

China Airlines A350-900 B-18909 Returns from Ontario.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN138, China Airlines B-18909, departed Ontario late tonight operating today’s scheduled CI23 Ontario – Taipei Taoyuan.

China Airlines A350-900 B-18902 Ontario Flight Switch.

Airbus A350-941 MSN057, China Airlines B-18902, operated CI24 Taipei Taoyuan – Ontario this evening then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed CI23 Ontario – Taipei Taoyuan as CI23D. This followed the China Airlines A350-900 technical issue at Ontario yesterday.

Vietnam Airlines A350-900 VN-A891 Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN067, Vietnam Airlines VN-A891, operated VN310 Hanoi – Tokyo Narita in the early hours of this morning, however its scheduled return to Vietnam as VN301 Tokyo Narita – Ho Chi Minh City has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTI Positions for Service Entry.

Airbus A350-941 MSN250, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTI, which has been undergoing pre-service entry maintenance at Belo Horizonte since 22nd December, positioned Belo Horizonte – Sao Paulo Guarulhos this evening as JJ9402 then entered service operating LA8108 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Paris CDG.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRK Returns from Tokyo Narita.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN070, Cathay Pacific B-LRK, departed Tokyo Narita early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed CX521 Tokyo Narita – Hong Kong as CX521D.

Thai Airways A350-900 HS-THE Returns from Nagoya Chubu Centrair.

Following its technical return to Nagoya Chubu Centrair yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN111, Thai Airways HS-THE, departed Nagoya Chubu Centrair this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed TG645 Nagoya Chubu Centrair – Bangkok as TG645D.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK Overnight Adelaide Delay.

Airbus A350-941 MSN033, Qatar Airways A7-ALK, arrived into Adelaide this afternoon as QR914 from Doha (depart Doha 2nd January), however the return QR915 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.