China Airlines A350 XWB Proceeds to Ground and Flight Testing

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 26, 2016
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China Airlines A350XWB
China Airlines A350XWB. Photo: Airbus

[Avionics Today 08-26-2016] The first Airbus A350 XWB for China Airlines (CAL) has rolled out from cabin furnishing and engine installation at the Airbus Toulouse Final Assembly Line. The aircraft is now ready to proceed to further ground and flight testing.

This first A350-900 for CAL is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2016. China Airlines expects to deploy the aircraft on the carrier’s long-haul routes to Europe and on selected regional routes. China Airlines has 14 A350-900 on order.

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