The Airbus A350-1000 has completed its so-called “early long flight,” testing the new twinjet’s cabin comfort, processes and systems during a 12-hour flight under airline operating conditions. Airbus performed the circular test flight from Toulouse on May 11, using MSN065. The aircraft had 310 passengers on board, including Airbus employees, 10 Airbus flight test crew and 13 cabin staff from A350-1000 customer Virgin Atlantic. The flight is not part of the technical ...

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