Airbus obtained Type Certificate for A350-900 from Russian Aviation Authorities, Rosaviatsia
The Type certificate was issued to Airbus prior to handing over A350-900 to Aeroflot.
The Certificate was issued on 13 December, 2019, which covers only one variant of Airbus A350 Family aircraft.
Aeroflot is the only Russian airline to place direct order for this type aircraft, and the airline has 14 Airbus A350-900s on a firm order.
The first A350-900 for Aeroflot to be delivered to the carrier during the first quarter of 2020.
Aeroflot says, the brand new plane will be deployed on short flights For crew familiarisation and later be deployed on Moscow – New York and Beijing routes.
The new Airbus planes will gradually replace A330s, as the airline is expected to take delivery of seven A350s in 2020, next seven in 2021, and the rest year after.