Air China welcomes its third A350-900
Beijing - Air China received its third A350neo painted in the colors of " Expo 2019 Beijing," the plane landed at Tianjin Binhai International Airport on September 19 in northeastern China.
Air China's A350 is equipped with British manufacturer Rolls-Royce's new generation Trent XWB XWB-84 engines delivering a high level of operational efficiency with a 25 percent reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
The aircraft has significantly lower maintenance costs. It is the 55th A350-900 delivered by Airbus this year, and the second device of the same type delivered this week (Philippine Airlines).
Last month, Air China took possession of another two Airbus A350-900 as well. The cabins of the airline's widebodies are configured to accommodate 32 passengers in Business class, 24 passengers in Premium class and 256 passengers in Economy class.
Chinese national carrier expects four more devices of the same type by the end of the year.
Air China has a fleet of 405 aircraft in total including 206 from the Airbus family - 33 A319, 49 A320, 62 A321, and 59 A330.