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.

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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
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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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