First British Airlines Airbus A350 prepares for Dubai departure

British Airlines’ first A350 plane is being put via its paces with intensive carrier trials forward of it beginning long-haul flying to Dubai on September second.

The airline took supply of its latest plane that includes its newest technology trade elegance seat, Membership Suite, on July 29th.

Since its arrival, the A350 has flown over 15,400 miles between Heathrow and Madrid finishing over 40 take-offs and landings to additional familiarise the airline’s workforce with the carrier they are going to ship at the new plane.

As neatly the short-haul flying to position the plane via its paces to technically take a look at all facets of its efficiency, whilst finessing the carrier, the airline has additionally simulated an extended haul flight at the floor at Heathrow.

This week, 331 volunteers took phase in a tribulation, giving cabin workforce and the inflight leisure and catering groups the danger to ship and analyse each and every facet of the in-flight carrier and make any tweaks required forward of sporting shoppers from September.


Carolina Martinoli, British Airlines director of name and buyer revel in, mentioned: “We’re extremely joyful to have taken supply of our first A350 plane with our new trade elegance seat, Membership Suite.

“Our groups around the trade were operating onerous to make sure that each and every facet of our shoppers’ revel in meets and exceeds their expectancies, as we get ready the A350 for lengthy haul flights this September.”

British Airlines’ A350 will to start with function on decided on services and products to Dubai from September second, adopted through flights to Toronto, Tel Aviv and Bangalore this 12 months.

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