Air France-KLM targets up to 60 A350 XWBs

2 Comments

Recently, Air France-KLM has announced its intention for signing up to 60 A350 XWD aircraft, which 25 A350-900 will be firmed up shortly. The said aircraft will become an essential pillar in the group’s long-haul fleet modernization strategy.

“We are honoured that our all new, extra efficient A350 XWB will contribute to Air France-KLM’s long-term success”, said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer – Customers. “The A350 XWB’s unbeatable economics and environmental credentials will establish the aircraft as the future backbone of the airline’s long-haul fleet. We take this decision as a testimony of confidence in our brand and products”.

The A350 XWD or what they call Xtra Wide-Body is a family of all-new long range product line comprising of three models capable of flying between 270 and 350 passengers in a typical three-class layouts on flights of up to 8,500 nautical miles.

As of today, the Air France-KLM Group currently operates a fleet of 191 Airbus aircraft, comprising of six A380s, 26 A330s, 15 A340s, 24 A321s, 58 A320s, 44 A319s and 18 A318s. With this new updates, Air France-KLM joins the expanding group of airlines to have a member if each Airbus family in their fleet.

Are you an aviation enthusiast? Order now your model airplane here at Warplanes.com! Warplanes offers a wide range selection of different types of wood model planes designed just for you.

Source: http://planenews.com/

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. zenfolio coupon talk
    Jun 09, 2012 @ 10:27:55

    Cool post . Thank you for, visiting this blog man! I shall email you soon. I did not know that!

  2. learn about loan payday
    Jun 17, 2012 @ 03:28:16

    How do you make your blog look this awesome!? Email me if you can and share your wisdom. .

Leave a Reply