Airbus A350-900 XWB will land in Madrid
Thursday, on 19 February 2015, the aircraft Airbus A350 XWB MSN002, with the F-WWCF sign, is scheduled to land at the Madrid airport. It will be for the first time in the history of Madrid-Barajas airport "Adolfo Suárez" when hosting an A350 XWB. This aircraft is part of the A350 test and certification fleet and is equipped with the complete passenger cabin.
Airbus A350 XWB will operate a Toulouse - Madrid flight, with the landing scheduled around 09: 55. The aircraft will go immediately to the Iberia maintenance area, also known as "La Muñoza", where it will receive visits from Iberia employees and invited personalities. Return flight is scheduled for 14 time: 00.
Iberia has a firm order for 8 units A350-900 and other 22 optional units. The Spanish carrier would receive the aircraft during the 2017-2020 period, but wants the urgency of the deliveries.
This will be the first flight of an A350 to Madrid, but not to Spain. In March 2014, the Airbus A350 XWB MSN004 (F-WWNW) stayed for several days at the airport in Seville.