The first Cathay Pacific A350 has undertaken its first flight from the Airbus facility at Toulouse Airport.
This A350 is cn 29, registered F-WZFX, and will be registered B-LRA.
The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production including cabin completion, further ground checks and test flights before being prepared for delivery in the second quarter of the year.
The aircraft will be the first of 48 A350 XWBs acquired by Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific’s A350 XWB fleet will include 22 A350-900s and 26 of the larger A350-1000s, for operation on long- and medium-haul services.
You can read about Cathay Pacific’s A350 routes here: http://www.airportspotting.com/cathay-pacific-a350-routes-update/