Fiji Airways has adopted the Airbus A350 XWB as
part of its expansion plans.
The airline will lease two A350-900s from
Dubai-based DAE Capital, making Fiji Airways the newest operator
and DAE Capital the latest customer.
The Airbus A350 will feature 33 B/E Aerospace
Super Diamond, fully lie-flat Business Class beds, with each
offering direct aisle access. Economy Class will feature 301
Recaro CL3710 seats.
The two A350-900s will be deployed
on existing long-haul services between Fiji, Australia and
the U.S., and to provide the opportunity to open additional
Mr. Andre Viljoen, Fiji Airways Managing
Director & CEO said, “We are extremely pleased with this selection
and proud of the confirmed arrangements with Dubai Aerospace
Enterprise (DAE) Capital as the lessor, and Rolls-Royce as the
engine supplier. Our teams are currently customising the aircraft
to our specifications, including our world renowned livery and
designs which proudly represent the people of Fiji. Ultimately, a
luxury, world-class destination, like Fiji, deserves a luxury,
world-class travel experience and that’s exactly what these
aircraft will deliver. For our guests, the holiday starts the
moment they board the aircraft.”
Delivery of the two aircraft is scheduled for
November and December of this year.