The first Airbus A350 XWB Thai Airways was delivered
On 30 August 2016, the first Airbus A350 XWB Thai Airways it was delivered. The Thai operator is the 8 air carrier with this type of aircraft in the fleet. The plane is rented from the CIT leasing company.
Airbus A350 XWB Thai Airways
Thai Airways has configured the new aircraft Airbus A350-900 in two classes: 32 of THAI Royal Silk Class premium seats and 289 of seats in the main cabin.
To begin with, it will operate familiar flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, and then start on long-haul flights, the first scheduled destination being Melbourne.
Thai Airways has ordered 12 aircraft of the type Airbus A350-900 XWB, 4 being purchased directly from Airbus. The other 8 planes are rented from the leasing companies.
The Airbus A350 XWB is successful. To date, Airbus has placed orders for 810 A350 XWB aircraft, which are sourced from 43 customers worldwide.