Airbus uses A350-1000 test aircraft to China
Airbus uses A350-1000 test aircraft to China. This aircraft was flown from Europe to China to bring in much needed medical essentials. Airlines all over the world are converting their passenger aircraft to carry cargo especially medical supplies. This is one of the many flights operated by Airbus using a variety of aircraft. Airbus is using its own crew and aircraft for transporting medical supplies between China and Europe.
Airbus had used its A350-1000 test aircraft to China. This aircraft is a prototype of the model and is registered as F-WMIL and is 4 years old.
The aircraft departed Toulouse at 16:00 local time and arrived in Tianjin at 07:42 local time after completing the 09:41 hour duration flight. The A350-1000 then left Tianjin at 14:10 local time and reached Hamburg, another one of Airbus’s site at 17:43 local time after completing flight in a duration of 09:33 hours.
The aircraft bought back 4 million masks to Europe for the Government and medical services.
Airbus Cargo flights
Airbus continues to operate flights to bring medical supplies to Europe from Asia. It operates flights mainly from its European bases to Tianjin where Airbus has a base in China.
It had recently operated an Airbus A330-200 MRTT also known as Multi Role Tanker transport from Getafe, Spain to Tianjin, China. Aboard the A330-200 MRTT were five pilots, one flight test engineer, two test flight engineers and two ground crew specialists.
The aircraft transported around 4 million masks and medical supply which were donated to governments in Europe. Earlier, an A330-800 aircraft bought with itself 2 million masks from China to Toulouse after which an A400 flew to Toulouse to pick up thousands of these for transfer to Getafe.
Airbus has been operating a variety of aircrafts such as A330-800, A350-1000, A330-200MRTT for transportation of medical supplies. This is to keep the supply of medicines and medical equipment running in Europe.
Being one of the largest aircraft manufacture, it is doing what it can by contributing to the global supply chain of medical equipment running.
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