Toulouse - The first Airbus A350-1000 of the British Airways appeared out of the Final Assembly Line in Toulouse.
The first Airbus A350-1000 of British Airways (MSN326) showed up out of the Final Assembly Line in Toulouse on April 3rd with a livery limited to the vertical stabilizer.
As it can be seen on the image, the engines of the British A350-1000 are not installed yet.
The British flag carrier has 18 A350-1000 in total on order with the European aircraft manufacturer. They all will be configured to accommodate 56 passengers in new Business Class Club Suite, 56 in new Premium class and 219 Economy (331 seats in total).
British Airways will take delivery of all 18 aircraft by year-end.
The Oneworld alliance company will deploy its first A350-1000 registered G-XWBA initially between London-Heathrow and Madrid - Barajas Adolfo Suarez airports in June for the training of the crews.
Toronto-Pearson is the first confirmed route from October 1st. Dubai is expected to follow a week later.