British Airways’ first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft has been undergoing extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2, 2019.
The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29.
Since its arrival, the A350 has flown over 15,400 miles between Heathrow and Madrid completing over 40 take-offs and landings to further familiarise the airline’s crew with the service they will deliver on the new aircraft.
British Airways’ A350 will initially operate on selected services to Dubai from September 2, followed by flights to to Toronto, Tel Aviv and Bangalore this year.
Prices to Dubai start from £1956 return. Customers can reduce the cost of the ticket using Avios part payment, paying up to £954.72 and 186,600 Avios.