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Tue, 4 Dec 2018

World’s Second Largest Airbus Operator Takes Delivery of First A350-900

China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900.

 The Shanghai-based carrier now operates an Airbus fleet of 356 aircraft, including 306 A320 Family aircraft and 50 A330 Family aircraft (figures at the end of October 2018).

China Eastern A350-900. Click to enlarge.

 China Eastern is the largest Airbus operator in Asia and second largest in the world.

China Eastern’s A350-900 aircraft features a four-class cabin layout of 288 seats: 4 in First Class, 36 in Business, 32 Premium Economy and 216 Economy Class seats.

The airline will initially operate the new aircraft on its domestic routes, followed by flights to international destinations.

The A350-900 and the A350-1000, and derivatives, are the longest-range airliners in operation, with a range capability of up to 9,700nm.

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