KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced plans to renew its older generation long-haul fleet with all Airbus A350 family aircraft in the coming years. The… Read More »KLM Announces Switch to All A350 Long-Haul Fleet with AF-KLM 50 Order+40 Option
Emirates has announced an expanded A380 service to Sydney starting in November, translating to nearly 2,000 extra seats every week. Additionally, the airline announced a planned return of flights to Adelaide on the A350.
Air France-KLM and Airbus have initiated exclusive negotiations on establishing a joint venture focusing on Airbus A350 component support.
In a significant move to modernize its international fleet, Qantas has placed a firm order for 12 Airbus A350 and 12 Boeing 787 aircraft. This strategic decision replaces the current A330 and A380 fleets over the next decade and includes purchase-right options to facilitate future growth and fleet renewal.
The delightful mystery of the SAS A350 which I spotted after landing at Billund Airport this past Friday has been solved; though sadly it doesn’t… Read More »Mystery of SAS A350 spotted at Billund solved. Hurry, you can spot one too!
[Update: We now know why the SAS A350 was in Billund!] Imagine my delight on approach at Billund Airport on Friday to find the new… Read More »SAS’ New A350 Makes Surprise Stop At Billund And Is Headed For Haneda
Finnair reports 6% growth in passenger numbers year-on-year for September, 6.5% Year-on-Year. Finnair also announced an expansion of its A350 routes to Tokyo and Hong Kong as part of the airline’s focus on growth in Asia.
I’ve written about Olivier Grégoire’s proposal for a vertical cabin design previously on Skift.
He first approached me in December of last year with a unique concept to make vertical cabin design work around a passenger needs for space and privacy during long haul flights.
Grégoire has since sent me a link to a video he produced which illustrates more clearly how the design would work. He proposes the cabin concept for the A350 aircraft.
During my tour of the new Finnair A350 from Hamburg to Helsinki, I was especially struck by the capitalisation on light against a neutral canvas.
Snuggled among the details in a long, detailed, and well-worth reading analysis of the airline’s prospects, the Centre for Aviation, CAPA, reports that Cathay Pacific will fly its new A350XWBs to European destinations including Copenhagen, London Gatwick and Madrid.