Thai Airways International has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB, sourced from US lessor CIT, becoming the eight operator of the type. The airline received the A350-900 on Aug. 30. The aircraft is configured with 321 seats in a two-class layout, comprising 32 Royal Silk Class lie-flat seats and 289 in the main cabin. “After an initial period flying on regional services between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, the aircraft will be deployed on long haul flights soon thereafter, ...

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