First JAL A350-900 rolls out of Airbus paint shop, due for delivery in early summer

    Airbus announced (29-Apr-2019) the first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, featuring a special red logo on the fuselage. The aircraft is the first of 31 A350 family aircraft ordered by JAL, comprising 18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s. The A350-900 will initially be operated on major domestic routes, with a three class configuration seating 369 passengers. The aircraft will now proceed to ground and flight tests, before delivery to JAL in early summer 2019.