French carrier Air Caraïbes is due to receive the first of its Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft in early 2017.
The airline has announced the type will enter service in March 2017 on the following routes:
- Paris Orly – Pointe-a-Pitre, from 1st March
- Paris Orly – Fort-de-France, from 4th March
Eventually the type is likely to appear on a number of the airline’s long-haul routes to the Caribbean, with the larger A350-1000XWB also due to arrive from 2020.