Air Caraibes has signed a firm contract with Airbus for three A350-1000s, the largest member of A350XWB Family. The airline will also lease three new A350-900s from ILFC. The aircraft will enter service between 2016 and 2022.
The Air Caraïbes’ A350-1000s will seat 439 passengers in three classes, and the -900 will seat 387 passengers. The aircraft will be operated on the airline’s routes from Paris to Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Marteen, Haïti, Saint-Domingue and French Guyana which are currently flown by five A330s.
Including this new firm order from Air Caraïbes, the A350 XWB has already won 817 firm orders from 37 customers worldwide.