Airbus has started test flights with a 2nd customer’sA350-900 as the MSN14 aircraft for Vietnam Airlines completed last Monday 1/June its first flight.
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This aircraft is to be delivered to the carrier in the “middle of the year” after completing the cabin installation, said Airbus.
Vietnam Airlines is leasing the A350 from AerCap and plans to deploy it initially on the Hanoi-Paris route.
Vietnam Airlines has ordered 14 A350s including 4 to be acquired via lessors.
Qatar Airways has already 3 of the type in service and will receive another 5 in coming months.
Finnair is aiming to put its first A350 into service in October while Latin American operator TAM will receive its 1st around Christmas.