Airbus has formally confirmed the augmented payload of 311t and 316t versions of the Airbus A350-1000.
The new variant of the A350-1000 has a maximum take-off weight of 316t. The Airbus hinted a year ago it plans to augment the payload and range capability of A350-1000 in two more weight variants of 311t and 316t version when certified.
The A350-1000 was originally certified with a maximum take-off weight of 308t, and also disclosed two lighter weight options of 260t and 270t Maximum Takeoff Weight.(MTOW).
There are 14 weight variants of A350-900 with MTOW ranging from 210t to 280t.