By Dominic Lalk
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways this week became the second operator of the A350-1000 after taking delivery in Toulouse of the first of 20 on-order of the largest A350XWB variant. Another major Airbus announcement this week was the launch of a global A330neo route proving tour with stops in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Hong Kong.
Also in Toulouse, THAI top management visited the airframer today to discuss details of an impending widebody order. In Mumbai, Jet Airways took delivery of the first of 150 on-order B737 MAX jets. In Shanghai, COMAC’s C919 certification programme was halted and across the Taiwan Strait, in Taipei, China Airlines is reported to be close to a decision on its single aisle fleet renewal with an order split between the A320neo Family and the B737 MAX series the likely outcome.
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