First delivery of the new Airbus A350, scheduled for Saturday, December 13, has been postponed and no new date has been set, the planemaker said on Wednesday.
"We are working very closely with Qatar Airways to meet our common
Qatar Airways will receive Airbus' newest plane, the A350 jetliner, on December 13, the carrier said in a statement on Thursday.
The aircraft is the first of the 80 jets ordered by Qatar Airways, making it the first airline to
European planemaker Airbus aims to deliver the first A350 jetliner to launch customer Qatar Airways by mid-December, the airline said on Tuesday.
Gulf News quoted its chief executive Akbar Al Baker as saying the mid-sized
Dubai-based airline Emirates hopes to talk to plane maker Airbus in the next few months over possibly buying A350 planes after it unexpectedly cancelled an order for 70 in June, the airline's president Tim Clark said.
Dubai's Emirates hopes it will be able to re-engage in talks in the next few months with plane maker Airbus over possibly buying A350 planes after it cancelled an order earlier this year, the airline's president said on Thursday.
Qatar Airways has announced German business hub Frankfurt as the first route for its A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft, which is expected to join the fleet before the end of this year.
Qatar Airways, the global launch operator of
European planemaker Airbus still plans to deliver its first A350 wide-body plane to launch customer Qatar Airways this year, but is aware that it is working for a "demanding" customer, its chief executive said.
The first A350 XWB for Qatar Airways is progressing towards delivery before year end, Airbus has announced.
The aircraft, equipped with Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, recently rolled out of the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, bearin
Rolls-Royce said it has started assembly of the first higher-thrust version of the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient aero engine flying today, which will exclusively power the Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.
The Trent XWB-97,
Qatar Airways, the launch customer for the Airbus A350, expects to receive the first aircraft in the range ahead of scheduled delivery in December 2014, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday.
"They (Airbus) are