A350-1000

Qatar Airways receives three more Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways announced that it has taken delivery of three additional Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. They will be deployed on long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe....


StarLux to lease 12 new Airbus aircraft, fleet up to 42

StarLux Airlines, a Taiwan based airline, has put 12 new Airbus aircraft on its leasing order, Taiwan Apple Daily reported....


Boeing agrees to extend 777X deliveries for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways confirmed it would be taking all 60 Boeing 777X aircraft that it has on order, but later than initially planned. ...


A350

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....


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. ...


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...


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. ...


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....


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....


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...