The A350 XWB cabin design – with its smooth curves, flowing lines, innovative lighting, and wide windows – helps create a pleasant and soothing atmosphere for business class travellers – Photo: Airbus
Recently in Germany, Airbus showed off a potential interior for their new Airbus A350 XWB. They shared the second test aircraft, MSN002 with a partial test interior and mock cabin. Even though it looks impressive, at the end of the day, airline customers will be the ones deciding what finishes will go into the aircraft.
Although Airbus decided to show off a 3-3-3 layout in economy, the aircraft could end up seeing a ten-abreast configuration in the future.
Although the interior of MSN002 gives us a preview, Airbus is planning to fit MSN005 with a full interior which might show more of the robust ideas, like a impressive entry way.
Continue reading to see photos of the interior and descriptions from Airbus…
The A350 XWB allows for high-comfort economy seating in a nine-abreast arrangement, with Airbus’ standard 18-inch seat width Photo: Airbus
With a cross-section of 220 inches from armrest to armrest, the A350 XWB jetliner’s cabin provides the widest seats in its category
Like all Airbus jetliners, the next-generation A350 XWB is designed for modern comfort standards, benefitting long-haul travellers and the airlines that carry them
Another business class look
The Airbus A350 XWB’s extra-wide fuselage contributes to superior levels of passenger comfort in business class – Photo: Airbus
A350 flight test aircraft MSN002, equipped with a medium flight test installation to be used for evaluating all cabin-related systems
Test equipment on the Airbus A350
Fake passengers on the MSN002 test aircraft
Airbus A350 test aircraft MSN002 and MSN004 flying together