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

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

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 - 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 - Photo: Airbus

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

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 - Photo: Airbus

Another business class look

The Airbus A350 XWB’s extra-wide fuselage contributes to superior levels of passenger comfort in business class - Photo: Airbus

The Airbus A350 XWB’s extra-wide fuselage contributes to superior levels of passenger comfort in business class – Photo: Airbus

The A350 XWB’s 220-inch fuselage cross-section provides for the widest seats of any jetliner in its category

Business Class

Airbus’ A350 XWB flight test aircraft MSN002 is equipped with a medium flight test installation to be used for evaluating all cabin-related systems

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 - Photo: Airbus

Test equipment on the Airbus A350

Fake passengers on the MSN002 test aircraft - Photo: Airbus

Fake passengers on the MSN002 test aircraft

Airbus A350 test aircraft MSN002 and MSN004 flying together - Photo: Airbus

Airbus A350 test aircraft MSN002 and MSN004 flying together

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7 Comments

Meh. 787 is still better.

I think the A350 is a far better looking aircraft than the 787. It looks to me that the interior is far more superior too . I can’t wait to ride in one but I am sure no airlines in Aus or NZ are buying any in the near future . I also find it interesting that A350 hasn’t had the same amount of issues as the 787 or A380 . It shows that Airbus must be learning from there past mistakes.

LMAO! The open pic, of the 1-2-1 Business Class layout looks like a series of of aircraft LAV spaces (and in appropriate colors no less), complete with seat cover dispensers (safety card slot) and flush handles (reading lamp). Even changing the colors would help. And yes, those well-wired test units in the 3-3-3 Economy section have very attractive legs. They still have some work to do.

Mrbill 757

Ques que se “LMAO” ??

No matter how they tweak it, 787 looks better and smoother inside and out.

Mrbill 757

They’re using passengers to dtermine cabin features? I wonder if the have ever had volunteer passengers sit in seats for 4 hours and have them give an aircraft manufacturer feedback. This will be a first!!!!!!

I definitely prefer the 787 interior. The a350 looked a lot better in the concept pictures than the real product. It’s strange, but the a350 interior actually looks rather dated. The windows are pretty small too similar to the a380, where theres a large inner window and shade, but small exterior window. Kind’ve a shame really. The a380 pivot bins in the a350 would’ve look a lot better too.

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