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Cathay Pacific’s A350-1000 jet lands at NAIA

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By Emmie V. Abadilla | Manila Bulletin

Cathay Pacific’s first Airbus A350-1000 service from Hong Kong to Manila yesterday landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3.

The fuel-efficient A350-1000 forms a vital part of the airline’s long-haul operations and it has ordered 20 of such aircraft to be delivered until 2021. Already, it has one of the youngest long-haul fleets in the sky, averaging 5.6 years in service.

The technologically advanced aircraft, the first of nine Airbus A350-1000s joining Cathay Pacific’s fleet for 2018, recently made its first flight from Toulouse, France, to the airline’s home country, Hong Kong. The other 11 are expected to arrive by 2021.

Cathay Pacific’s newly acquired aircraft operated its first commercial flight to Taipei on July 1, 2018 and flew to Manila yesterday for the first time.

The same aircraft will be used in for the launch of Cathay Pacific’s newest route, Washington, D.C. on September 15, which at 8,153 miles makes it the longest trip in the airline’s network.

Cathay Pacific also intends to fly its passengers on the A350-1000 to Israel’s cultural capital city, Tel Aviv, and other European destinations such as Madrid, Amsterdam, Manchester, and Zurich in the coming winter.

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