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Mon, 21 September 2015

Finnairs First Airbus A350 Enters Final Production Phase

Having recently completed its maiden flight, Finnairs first Airbus A350 XWB has now entered the final production phase, a process which will include further ground checks and flight tests.

The aircraft is scheduled for delivery in the coming weeks.

Finnair will become the first airline in Europe to operate the A350 XWB and the third operator in the world.

The airline has acquired a total of 19 A350 XWBs, and will operate its fleet on premium long haul routes, beginning with services between Helsinki and Shanghai.

As of August 2015, the A350 XWB had received 782 firm orders from 40 customers.

Airbus, A350, Finnair

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