Fiji Airways has become the first airline from the South Pacific region to take delivery of the A350 XWB, the worlds most modern all new wide-body aircraft. The A350-900 which was delivered following a ceremony in Toulouse, is the first of two A350 XWBs that will join Fiji Airways fleet. Both aircraft are being leased from Dubai-based DAE Capital.
Delivering new levels of fuel efficiency, Fiji Airways will operate the A350 XWB on its Nadi-Los Angeles and Nadi-Sydney routes. This will further boost the airlines position as a leading carrier from the South Pacific region, as well as to contributing to the ongoing growth of Fijis tourism sector and wider economy.