British Airways’ first A350 aircraft to launch in Dubai

The brand-new aircraft boasts new business class ‘Club Suite’ seat

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft to launch in Dubai

British Airways is getting ready to launch its brand-new aircraft, right here in Dubai.

The flag carrier airline of the UK is set for its long-haul launch of its very first A350 aircraft on Monday September 2, and it boasts its latest generation business class seat, the ‘Club Suite’.

In preparation for its launch, the A350 has flown more than 15,400 miles between Heathrow and Madrid, with over 40 take-offs and landings.

“We are delighted to have taken delivery of our first A350 aircraft with our new business class seat, Club Suite,” said British Airways’ director of brand and customer experience Carolina Martinoli.

“Our teams across the business have been working hard to ensure that every aspect of our customers’ experience meets and exceeds their expectations, as we prepare the A350 for long haul flights this September.”

As for the brand-new business class seat, it features 40 percent more storage space for baggage, including a vanity unit and mirror, WiFi, 18.5-inch inflight entertainment screens, high definition gate-to-gate programming, and a PC and USB power outlet.

Fancy a flight? The aircraft will travel to Toronto, Tel Aviv and Bangalore, along with selected services to Dubai this year. Prices start at £1,956 (around Dhs8,729) return.

In other news, travellers can now check in for their flight at The Dubai Mall, which means dropping off your luggage before shopping around.

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