The A350 MSN2, one of Airbus’ five A350 XWB test aircraft, has landed yesterday (26 Feb) at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport for the first time ever. The aircraft will continue its journey from Paris to Munich this evening, with media guests on board travelling to the Airbus Group Annual Results conference taking place on the 27th February.
The A350 XWB is an efficient medium-capacity long-range wide-body aircraft. With a range of up to 8,000 nm / 14,800 km. it is available in 2 basic passenger versions: the A350-900 seating 315 passenger and the A350-1000 for 369 in a typical two-class layout.
The A350 XWB is the latest addition to the market-leading Airbus Widebody product line. Offering its customers a game-changing reduction in fuel-burn, the all-new mid-size long-range A350 XWB has carbon fibre fuselage and wings and sets new standards in terms of passenger comfort, operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness. At the end of January 2015, the A350 XWB had won 780 orders from 40 customers worldwide.