Fiji Airways has taken delivery of the first of
two A350 aircraft.
are being leased from Dubai-based DAE Capital and are the first aircraft to be directly purchased by DAE Capital from Airbus.
Fiji Airways will
operate the A350 on its Nadi-Los Angeles and Nadi-Sydney routes.
The aircraft is configured in a two-class layout with 334 seats
including 33 full flat business and 301 economy class seats, 39 of
which are designated as BULA SPACE seats with extra legroom.
For in-flight entertainment, the A350-900 has a
Thales HD system.
Powered by Rolls-Royce
Trent XWB engines, the Airbus A350, which has a fuselage built
with carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) to lower fuel burn,
make it easier to maintain and increase resistance to corrosion,
has a range of up to 15,000km.
At the end of October 2019, the A350 XWB Family
had received 913 firm orders from 50 customers worldwide.