Airbus has its origins in Europe and the company designs, manufactures and sells civil and military aviation products worldwide. It is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally.
The world’s most modern widebody aircraft had its debut in December 2014, and just 30 months later Airbus delivered the 100th piece of A350 XWB. China Airlines received a A350-900 and it is the seventh of 14 A350s the carrier has on order. Airbus has delivered 36 A350s per total this year, and it is on the right path to reach a production rate of ten A350 aircraft per month by the end of 2018.
“China Airlines is happy to be receiving the 100th A350 XWB,” said Nuan-shuan Ho, Chairman of China Airlines. “This remarkable new aircraft has not only met, but exceeded our expectations at every level. This includes operational efficiency, the step-change reduction in fuel consumption and the in-flight comfort standards it offers our passengers. Worldwide demand for air travel will continue to grow strongly, especially on long haul routes linking Asia with Europe and North America. The A350 XWB is one of the key assets in our fleet and will be the basis for the development of our long haul route network.”
Until now, more than 13 million passengers have enjoyed the benefits of A350 XWB’s. The aircraft features the most up-to-date aerodynamic design, carbon fiber wings and moreover new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines. All of this together made the aircraft to have low maintenance costs with 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn and emissions. Furthermore, the “Airspace by Airbus” cabin brand offers the passengers luxury comfort and latest technology.