Vietnam Airlines starts Airbus A350 in the Russian direction

C 1. December 2016 is the air company of Vietnam Vietnam Airlines starts for the first time on flights between the regions of Vietnam and Moscow new Airbus A350.

Currently, the carrier operates this aircraft only in several European directions. About TRN reported in a press-service of the airline.

The Airbus A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) — the family of the long-haul wide-bodied aircraft двухдвигательных passenger aircraft developed by the Airbus group as a replacement for the A330 and A340.

A350 is the first Airbus, the fuselage and the wings are generally made of CFRP. It can carry 250 to 350 passengers in a typical трехклассной configuration, with a maximum capacity of 440 passengers, depending on the change.

The aircraft are able to perform non-stop flights over distances of up to 15 000 km.