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Luftwaffe breaks record for longest Airbus A350 flight

The Luftwaffe broke the record for the longest Airbus A350 flight, flying 17,000 kilometers non-stop from Cologne to Canberra....


Second German governmental A350 completes maiden flight

The second A350 to be used by the Luftwaffe for the transport of the German government representatives completed its maiden flight at Airbus’ main facility of Toulouse-Blagnac....


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Rolls-Royce identifies cracks on A350 XWB engine blades

Rolls-Royce identified signs of wear in the blades of some Intermediate Pressure Compressors (IPC) of XWB-84 engines that power Airbus A350, the manufacturer revealed on August 11, 2020....


Delta Air Lines to retire Boeing 777 fleet

Delta Air Lines will permanently remove the 18 Boeing 777 aircraft from its fleet by the end of 2020....


Riding the storm: British Airways 747 breaks transatlantic record

With the help of tailwinds from the Storm Ciara, several airliners crossed the Atlantic Ocean in record time. The ultimate winner was a Boeing 747 operated by British Airways that made the trip in four hours and fifty-six minutes, reaching speeds above 1,287 kilometers per hour. The previous record was held by a Norwegian Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which made the crossing in five hours and thirteen minutes in January 2018.   New record fo...


Airbus and China shake hands to increase A320 and A350 production

Airbus and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will help the European manufacturer to increase the productivity on two of its most popular jets, the A320 and the A350....


Airbus goes the distance, prepares to unveil A350-1000ULR

Airbus A350XWB family of jetliners have become the aircraft-of-choice for many airlines competing in the ultra-long-haul market. But as the market grows, so does the appetite for an aircraft capable of flying ever longer distances. Airbus is reportedly preparing to launch the A350-1000ULR, an ultra-long-range variant of the largest member of the A350 XWB family of jetliners....


Why The Airbus A350 Was The Make It Or Break It Aircraft For Airbus

When Boeing announced the 787, Airbus had no response to it. Nevertheless, airlines asked the company to provide an answer to the 787 and it was the A350. Read more:...


Sydney-London non-stop service: can Qantas make it work?

UPDATED. An ambitious project is underway for Qantas – Australia’s national carrier is expecting Airbus and Boeing to present their final offers for the ultra-long-haul aircraft that would be operated on the planned Sydney-London route, set to be the world’s longest commercial flight when it is launched in 2023. The ultra-comfortable passenger experience boasted about by the airline’s CEO, on the other hand, may not come t...


Starlux Airlines signs firm order for 17 A350XWB

Starlux Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus on March 19, 2019, for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s....