China Airlines will now deploy Airbus A350 aircrafts for conducting flights services to the United States. The airline said that it will launch new Airbus A350 aircraft to operate flights between Taiwan’s capital city Taipei and San Francisco. Media reports said that the airline has so far been serving European cities such as Rome, Vienna and Amsterdam with A350s. Apart from San Francisco, the airline will also launch A350 flights to Vancouver and Sydney this year.
China Airlines is presently serving Taipei-San Francisco route with a daily service. The airline has now said it will be adding twice-weekly A350 service to be operated on Thursdays and Sundays. The service on the route will later increase to 4-times per week service starting from June 28, 2017, to be operated on Wednesdays and Fridays, in addition to Thursdays and Sundays.
Taiwan’s flagship carrier China Airlines is set to introduce new Airbus A350 aircraft to operate flights between Taipei and Sydney during the winter schedule effective from December 1, 2017. The Taipei-Sydney route is being currently served daily with the help of an Airbus A330-300 aircraft. The airline will deploy A350 to operate a second daily service between the two destinations from December 1 onwards. The departures of the second daily service from Taipei and Sydney would during morning and early afternoon respectively. The new service would be a alternative to the overnight A330-300 service being operated presently.
China Airlines will acquire a total of 14 Airbus A350 aircrafts. The first aircraft was delivered in September 2016. The aircraft is configured with a total of 306 seats. The business class cabin will have 32 seats in 1-2-1 layout. The premium economy with a 2-3-2 layout will offer 31 seats, while the economy class will offer 243 seats in a 3-3-3 layout. The airline had deployed its first A350 aircraft on Taipei-Hong Kong route.