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Emirates 777, British Airways A350XWB collide on ground

British Airways first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, delivered to the airline less than a year ago, was damaged during an incident in Dubai International Airport (DXB). The aircraft collided on the ground with Emirates Boeing 777-300 on April 13, 2020. ...


Jason Shaw

Airbus sends A350-1000 to China to pick up millions of facemasks

The European aerospace giant, Airbus sent an A350-1000 to Tianjin, China over the weekend to bring back millions of facemasks the company has purchased top help fight the spread of Coronavirus COVID-1...


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British Airways month-old Airbus A350XWB damaged 2nd time

British Airways brand-new Airbus A350 XWB, delivered to the operator just in the previous month, was reportedly damaged after a hard landing in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel (TLV) on January 19, 2020. Curiously, this is already the second incident in which the month-old aircraft is involved. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing 777X loses Qantas’ Project Sunrise to Airbus A350

Qantas made its pick: Airbus could be the manufacturer to break the record for the longest commercial connection in the world. The Airbus A350-1000 was selected as the “preferred aircraft” for the airline’s upcoming 20-hour flights....


Ruta Burbaite

Airbus A350-1000 to get increased seating capacity, rival 777X

The largest member of the Airbus A350XWB Family – the A350-1000 – has been given the green light from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an increase in its maximum seating capacity by 40 additional seats. The higher seat count, enabled through the installation of modified emergency exits, would potentially boost the competitiveness of the A350-1000 against the Boeing 777X....


Ruta Burbaite

British Airways new A350-1000 damaged at Airbus facility

Having proudly taken delivery of its very first A350-1000 earlier this year, British Airways (BA) is currently in the process of rolling out the larger variant of the A350XWB family aircraft into its fleet. However, the delivery schedule of the total 18 A350-1000s that the British flagship carrier has on order from Airbus could now be impacted. Airbus is reportedly undertaking repairs to BA’s latest A350-1000, which was damaged in an &ldquo...


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First Airbus A350-1000 for British Airways [Video]

British Airways has taken delivery of its first A350-1000 at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France, making it the first operator of the variant within International Airlines Group (IAG)....


Ruta Burbaite

Airbus steps on Boeing’s turf in China with latest A350XWB order

China’s flagship carrier, Air China, has announced it entered into a purchase agreement with Airbus to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft, boosting the European plane maker’s order book for wide-body aircraft. The deal, inked on July 11, 2019, is worth $6.54 billion....


AeroTime Team

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....


AeroTime Team

Airbus orderbook shrinks by 99 aircraft in February 2019

In February 2019, Airbus faced cancellations of 103 aircraft in its orderbook, while during the same month it landed just one order for four A220s. Knowing that February was also the month when the Toulouse-based manufacturer announced the end of its A380 program, customers changing their minds of the A380 is already a widely discussed topic, but order cuts affected other models as well, including the A380 successor....