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  • Airbus A350 Turnaround Time: 34-62 Minutes
    Posted by Robert Wall 1:42 PM on Jul 05, 2011

    The Airbus A350-900 will take 34 minutes to turn at an airport when performing a minimum service turnaround and 62 minutes for a full-service turnaround, Airbus is advising airports.

    In releasing its first document to airports on the A350-900 -- the aircraft will not fly until late next year and is not going to enter service until at least late 2013 -- Airbus assumed 315 passengers in the full turnaround scenario and 157 in the minimum turnaround timeline. Doors L1 and L2 are used for the full passenger load, and just L2 for the lower passenger count figure.

    Here is how the two timelines unfold:

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    Tags: tw99, Airbus, A350

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