Airbus has begun final assembly of the first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines at the Roger Béteille Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery in mid-2015, making Vietnam Airlines the first Asian carrier to fly the A350 XWB. Vietnam Airlines, which has 10 of the type on order, will operate the aircraft on premium long-haul services. According to Airbus, the five A350 test aircraft currently flying have accumulated some 2,600 flight hours in over ...

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