A350 makes first flight

Aircraft giant Airbus, which employs thousands at its Flintshire plant, will today fly its new aeroplane for the first time. The A350 XWB is a rival to the American Dreamliner. Its wings are made at Broughton.


First Minister and Welsh Secretary welcome A350 flight


Good luck to the team @airbus on the first flight of the A350 this morning #A350FirstFlight


.@davidjonesmp: @airbus' Broughton site continues to display its strength in the manufacturing of the world's most impressive aircraft."


.@davidjonesmp "I'm delighted that the wings of @airbus #A350 are embossed with the 'Made in Wales' stamp! I wish it a successful flight."