8 DECEMBER 2014

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Article from BTNews 8 DECEMBER 2014

Airbus A350 Qatar momentum

Momentum is building up for the service introduction of the all-new Airbus A350 XWB due on Thursday 15 January with a Doha – Frankfurt flight.  Qatar Airways has announced the official handover of the first aircraft for Saturday 13 December at Toulouse and BTN plans to report for our last issue Monday 15 December. 

Qatar has 80 Airbus A350s on order, and expects to be flying eight aircraft by the 2015 year-end.  They will be configured in a dual-cabin 283-seat arrangement with 36 Business Class and 247 Economy Class seats.

In the meantime Finnair, a launch customer for the aircraft, has signed an agreement, firming up the order for eight additional A350-900s bringing up a planned total of 19 by 2023.  Finnair was the first airline to select the A350 XWB and will become the initial European operator in autumn 2015.  Finnair’s A350 XWBs will seat 297 passengers in a two-class configuration.  The aircraft will be deployed on Finnair’s long haul routes to Asia and America. 
www.airbus.com

Check out this special sneak peak of the Qatar Airways A350 XWB.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlQ8O0feWuU&feature=youtu.be

 

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