South African Airways brings more Airbus A350

First, the national airline of South Africa wanted to lease two Airbus A350. Now South African Airways to get four machines in the fleet. All are soon in use.

Now it is here. On Thursday (31. October) landed the machine, the future of the license plate ZS-SDD at the O. R. Tambo International Airport. It is the first Airbus A350-900 South African Airways. The nine-month-old long-haul aircraft was originally ordered by Latam and then in the service of the Chinese Hainan Airlines, which it rents, along with a further A350 for three years at the South African national airline.

The Acquisition of the A350 was an "important step while we continue to make progress transforming our business and the airline as soon as possible on a stable financial" Basis, said Zuks Ramasia, interim head of South African Airways. The first A350 will be used on the route Johannesburg – New York JFK and will replace the previously used Airbus A340-600. You can record 339 passengers, 30 in Business Class and 309 Economy.

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