New Airbus A350 lands at YVR

Plane-spotters were in for a treat on March 28 as YVR welcomed the first Airbus A350-900 to touch down at a Canadian airport.

The state-of-the-art aircraft belonged to Cathay Pacific and will be part of the carrier’s three new additional flights from YVR to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).

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The new plane is the first in the Airbus fleet that is built with carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP), a lightweight material which supports a 25 per cent increase in fuel efficiency, easier maintenance and increased resistance to corrosion.

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