Japan Airlines' first Airbus A350-900
successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France last
The A350-900 is the first aircraft to be
produced by Airbus for the airline and features a special A350
logo on the fuselage.
The aircraft now enters the final phase of
production, including cabin completion, as well as further ground
and flight tests leading to customer acceptance and delivery.
Altogether JAL has ordered 31 A350 XWB aircraft, comprising 18
A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s.
The A350-900 will initially be
operated by JAL on major domestic routes, with a three-class
configuration seating 369 passengers.