Air Caraïbes receives its first A350 XWB for service to the Antilles

Air Caraïbes has become the 11th worldwide customer to receive Airbus’ A350 XWB, which is setting the standard in terms of aircraft operational efficiency and low fuel consumption. Handover of the no. 1 aircraft – an A350-900 version – to this Guadeloupe-based operator took place during a ceremony in Toulouse, France.
Passengers on Air Caraïbes’ A350 XWBs will experience the industry reference for quiet comfort and superior in-flight entertainment in a three-class cabin.
Explore our coverage of the A350 XWB delivery to Air Caraïbes – including photos, videos, stories and more.
For additional information on Air Caraïbes’ A350 XWBs, visit the dedicated section (in French) on this operator’s website.

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