Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALC QR838 Dhaka Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN009, Qatar Airways A7-ALC, operating QR838 Doha – Bangkok diverted to Dhaka for fuel this evening after being forced to re-route mid-flight due to the closure of Pakistani airspace. The aircraft then continued Dhaka – Bangkok as QR838D.

Air China A350-900 B-307C Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN284, Air China B-307C, was delivered Toulouse – Tianjin Binhai – Beijing Capital this morning 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 eight aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N507DN Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN182, Delta N507DN, positioned Detroit – Atlanta as DL9940 this evening after arriving as DL188 from Beijing Capital. After midnight the aircraft operated DL27 Atlanta – Seoul Incheon.

Air Mauritius A350-900 3B-NBQ Returns to Service.

Airbus A350-941 MSN157, Air Mauritius 3B-NBQ, which has been under repair at Paris CDG following a ramp collision on 13th February, returned to service this afternoon operating MK45 Paris CDG – Port Louis.

Asiana Airlines A350-900 HL8360 First Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN234, Asiana Airlines HL8360, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WZFJ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder for painting.

Philippine Airlines A350-900 RP-C3507 Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN280, Philippine Airlines RP-C3507, was delivered Toulouse – Manila this evening as PR5003. The aircraft is in 30J/24W/241Y configuration and wears standard Philippine Airlines livery with additional Love Bus logos at the nose. This is the fifth A350-900 for the airline.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRX Returns from Tel Aviv.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday,  Airbus A350-941 MSN155, Cathay Pacific B-LRX, departed Tel Aviv late this evening operating yesterday’s delayed CX676 Tel Aviv – Hong Kong as CX676D.

Cathay Pacific A350-900 CX899 Newark Delay.

Airbus A350-941 MSN034, Cathay Pacific B-LRC, arrived into Newark yesterday evening as CX890 from Hong Kong, however its scheduled return to Hong Kong as CX899 in the early hours of this morning was delayed 20 hours until this evening and operated as CX899D.

Air Mauritius A350-900 3B-NBP Paris CDG Flight Switch.

Airbus A350-941 MSN145, Air Mauritius 3B-NBP, arrived into Paris CDG this morning as MK34 from Port Louis (depart Port Louis 13th February) then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed MK45 Paris CDG – Port Louis as MK3045.

Airbus A350-900 3B-NBQ Paris CDG Damage Incident.

Airbus A350-941 MSN157, Air Mauritius 3B-NBQ, arrived into Paris CDG this morning as MK34 from Port Louis, however it was unable to operate the return MK45 after the aircraft’s right winglet was in collision with the left horizontal stabiliser of Air France Boeing 777-300ER F-GSQH.

Delta A350-900 N505DN Detroit Test Flight.

Following its technical return to Detroit on 11th February, Airbus A350-941 MSN164, Delta N505DN, undertook a Detroit – Detroit test flight early this afternoon as DL9980 then returned to service operating DL134 Detroit – Amsterdam.

Finnair A350-900 OH-LWN Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN273, Finnair OH-LWN, was delivered Toulouse – Helsinki this afternoon as AY8961. The aircraft is in 46J/251Y configuration and wears standard Finnair livery. This brings the Finnair A350-900 fleet up to thirteen aircraft.

Delta A350-900 N505DN DL583 Detroit Technical Return.

Airbus A350-941 MSN164, Delta N505DN, operating DL583 Detroit – Shanghai Pudong was close to Michipicoten at 34,000ft this evening when it turned back to Detroit for a safe landing due to a technical issue.

Delta A350-900 N509DN Positioning Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN199, Delta N509DN, positioned Atlanta – Los Angeles as DL9959 early this morning in order to operate DL89 Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTA Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN024, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTA, departed Barcelona this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed LA8115 Barcelona – Sao Paulo Guarulhos using callsign JJ9547.

Thai Airways A350-900 HS-THC Returns from Brussels.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A350-941 MSN050, Thai Airways HS-THC, departed Brussels early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed TG935 Brussels – Bangkok as TG935D.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AQA First Flight.

Airbus A350-941 MSN265, Qatar Airways A7-AQA, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WZGO. The aircraft was ordered by LATAM Airlines Brasil and wears LATAM Airlines Brasil livery. It will go on lease to Qatar Airways for two years.

LATAM Airlines Brasil A350-900 PR-XTA Barcelona Technical Issue.

Airbus A350-941 MSN024, LATAM Airlines Brasil PR-XTA, arrived into Barcelona this morning as LA8114 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos, (depart Sao Paulo Guarulhos 3rd February) however the return LA8115 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Cathay Pacific A350-1000 B-LXI Delivered.

Airbus A350-1041 MSN262, Cathay Pacific B-LXI, was delivered Toulouse – Hong Kong this morning as CX3510. The aircraft is in 46J/32W/256Y configuration and wears standard Cathay Pacific livery. This is the ninth A350-1000 for the airline.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SHC Delivered.

Airbus A350-941 MSN276, Singapore Airlines 9V-SHC, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore in the early hours of this morning as SQ8895. The aircraft is in regional 40J/263Y configuration and wears standard Singapore Airlines livery. This is the 31st A350 delivered to the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AMG QR171 Oslo Diversion.

Airbus A350-941 MSN207, Qatar Airways A7-AMG, operating QR171 Doha – Stockholm Arlanda diverted to Oslo this evening due to weather at Stockholm Arlanda. The aircraft continued Oslo – Stockholm Arlanda as QR171D late in the evening.