Qatar Airways looks forward to receiving its first Airbus A350-1000 this year, said the national airline, which became the global launch customer for the technologically superior Airbus A350 in 2015. In total, the national carrier expects to …
The A350XWB, which should hit a major milestone this week by logging its first flight on Friday, is often considered to be Airbus's answer to the Boeing 787. In reality, the A350 is much more than that. Spanning a large portion of the long …
LONDON – Airbus SE (AIR.FR) on Wednesday said United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) is to buy 10 additional long-haul jets as part of the restructuring of an earlier order that will also see the U.S. carrier drop its plans to introduce the …
The Airbus A350 takes off on its maiden flight at Blagnac airport near Toulouse, France, on Friday. The A350’s first trip sets the stage for intensifying competition with U.S. rival Boeing in the long-haul wide-body aircraft market. (Full-size …
THE DELIVERY of its sixth Airbus A350 XWB aircraft will enable THAI Airways International (THAI) to strengthen its competitiveness in the airline industry, a THAI vice president said. The new aircraft would help improve the airline’s …
Airbus has delivered its 100 A350 XWB, just some 30 months after the first delivery of the world's most modern widebody aircraft in December 2014. The 100 aircraft delivered is an A350-900 for China Airlines. 'The 100 A350 XWB milestone …
The double-decked Airbus A380 is the largest commercial jet in the world, capable of seating more than 600 passengers in certain configurations. At a list price of almost $437 million apiece, it is also the most expensive passenger plane being …
Airbus is preparing to roll out a novel A380 wingtip design to rally support for the world's largest passenger jet by improving its fuel efficiency, according to a prototype seen on Saturday. A new fuel-efficient wingtip extension or winglet is seen …
TOULOUSE, France — The wait is finally over for aviation fanatics wanting to book a flight aboard the Airbus A350 XWB. Qatar Airways, the global launch customer of the A350 XWB, accepted delivery of the commercial plane during a …
Airbus has revealed plans for a new version of its double-decker jet, the A380. The new “A380plus” will feature a new cabin layout with space for approximately 80 extra seats, and a range of aerodynamic enhancements – most notably the 4.7 …