Airbus has begun final assembly of the first A350-900 for Singapore Airlines at its facilities in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 70 A350 XWBs ordered by the airline and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2016. The A350 XWB will form a major part of Singapore Airlines’ future fleet and will be operated on the carrier’s medium- and long-haul routes. According to Airbus, the aircraft is now in the initial fuselage section joining phase. Before the ...

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