Helsinki based airline Finnair will be delivered of its first A350 from Airbus on the 7th October. The airline has 19 of the A350 on order and all are to be delivered by 2023.
Their first A350 will enter long haul service on 21st November to Shanghai. Following this the next routes will include Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. The airline will also send the aircraft to New York later in the year.
For crew training, the aircraft will be flown before launch to Shanghai to European destinations in October.