A TASTE OF TAIWAN

China Airlines has become the first Taiwanese carrier to operate Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB. Chen Chuanren goes on board to discover how the carrier’s planning to use the new jet.

China Airlines’ first Airbus A350 on final approach into Hong Kong’s Chep Lap Kok International Airport. The jet operated regional flights before its debut on long-haul services to Europe.
JAVIER RODRIGUEZ
The Premium Business class cabin is similar to that on CAL’s Boeing 777-300ER fleet.
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The latest chapter in China Airlines’ (CAL’s) 57-yearhistory opened with the delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 from the European manufacturer.

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