Sad news arises today as 2 SA A350-900’s were sent back to their lessor
South African Airways has sent two of its Airbus A350s to a Spanish aircraft graveyard. The two A350s were leased from Avolon, joining the fleet last November, having previously flown for Hainan Airlines. According to data from Planespotters.net, both aircraft are no longer part of the SAA fleet.
South African Airways has four Airbus A350s. Two were leased from Avolon, with the other two being hired from Air Mauritius. Air Mauritius is in currently in voluntary administration. The two from Avolon have now been ferried to Teruel, a Spanish aircraft graveyard towards the north-east of the country. The aircraft ZS-SDD departed Johannesburg on the 10th of july at 11:30pm and flew 9 hours and 39 minuites to teruel touching down at 9:47am the next day.
This is a huge blow for SA and is also sad news for the whole aviation community, for more information on this matter please visit the source of information https://simpleflying.com/saa-airbus-a350-aircraft-graveyard/
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