The first Airbus A350 XWB for Thai Airways International has completed its maiden flight over the skies of southwest France, Airbus said in a statement. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, including further ground and flight tests. Thai Airways will acquire 12 A350-900s with four on direct order and eight on lease. The aircraft will fly on long haul as well as on selected regional services. To date, Airbus said it has recorded 810 firm orders for the A350 XWB from 43 ...

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