First flight of Airbus Beluga XL

The Airbus Beluga XL (Airbus A330-743L) is a large transport aircraft based on the Airbus A330 airliner. The aircraft entered service with Airbus Transport on 9 January 2020
he Beluga XL made its first flight on 19 July 2018, performed from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France, it marks the start of this next-generation oversize airlifter’s flight test and certification campaign. A fleet of BelugaXLs will replace the current BelugaST versions, which are used to transport completed aircraft sections among the company’s European production sites and to its final assembly lines in Europe