China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its
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 is the largest Airbus
operator in Asia and second largest in the world.
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.