The first Airbus A350-1000 British Airways was delivered (photo / video)
On Saturday, July 27, 2019, the first Airbus A350-1000 British Airways was delivered. Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBA) British Airways landed at Heathrow International Airport - London, the new home, around 14:00.
Initially, the delivery was ready for July 26, 2019. It had to be fast. But due to operational problems, the event was postponed. There was a technical problem at NATS (National Air Traffic Services), which led to a reduction in the number of flights to / from Heathrow - London.
British Airways, based at Heathrow International Airport - London, had fewer operational slots and was not justified in bringing the Airbus A350-1000 into a crisis situation.
Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBA) British Airways has arrived in London
Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBA) British Airways is part of an order for 18 aircraft of this type. Their delivery is scheduled for 3 years. Thus, at the end of 2022, British Airways will have 18 A350-1000 aircraft in the fleet.
Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBA) British Airways will operate the first flight on the route London - Madrid on August 5. It will be a special flight to familiarize the crew with the plane.
According to official information, the first long-haul routes operated with the A350-1000 are London - Toronto and London - Dubai. The aircraft will also be introduced to Tel Aviv and Bangalore.
British Airways Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBA) aircraft is configured in 3 classes and can carry up to 331 passengers. There are 56 seats in Business Class, 56 seats in Premium Economy Class and 219 seats in Economy Class.
Don't forget about Bucharest - Toronto promotion, with rates from 469 €. The London - Toronto - London segments will be operated with the A350-1000.