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Aeroflot drops order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, awaits A350s

Aeroflot is keeping busy these days when it comes to sprucing up its fleet. The Russian flag carrier has cancelled its long-standing order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, as the airline awaits the arrival of its all-new Airbus A350XWB wide-body aircraft next year. The move will present another blow to Boeing, as the company seeks new business for the 787 in order to avoid future production rates cut....


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BOC Aviation delivers three A350XWBs to Qatar Airways

BOC Aviation has delivered three new Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Qatar Airways - the launch customer of the model, currently operating a fleet of 38 -900s.   ...


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Singapore Airlines bets on non-stop services expansion to the US

Singapore Airlines (SIA) continues to expand its non-stop services, focusing on the Southeast Asia-U.S. market. The flag carrier has launched the first non-stop flight from Seattle, Washington, to Singapore, operated by Airbus A350 XWB, the airline’s go-to aircraft for non-stop services....


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Qantas to pick BoeingAirbus aircraft for Project Sunrise by 2019

Qantas Airways is to make the final decision on which aircraft to choose for its Project Sunrise by the end of December 2019. So far, two aircraft by rivals Airbus and Boeing are competing for the future task to carry passengers on ultra-long-haul routes from the east coast of Australia to London and New York. ...


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Airbus latest figures: deliveries up, cancellations shadow orders

While the industry is still reeling from the half year 2019 results posted by the world’s two largest plane makers, Airbus continues to showcase a steady rise in its commercial aircraft deliveries. As has been the pattern, however, the airframer’s order tally also remains marred by cancellations. Republic Airways has recently walked back on its long-standing order for 40 A220 jetliners....


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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....


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Airbus: JAL’s A350XWB makes maiden flight

An Airbus A350-900, destined for Japan Airlines fleet, has completed its maiden flight....


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JAL’s shiny new A350XWB rolls out of paint shop in red logo

Airbus has showed a brand new A350-900. Rolling out of the paintshop with JAL livery and a special red logo, the airliner is due for delivery in the coming months....


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JAL cleared to receive Airbus A350XWB later in 2019

Japanese authorities have issued type certification for the Airbus A350 XWB, opening doors for Japan Airlines (JAL) to receive first deliveries of the airliner later in 2019.  ...


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Airbus secures massive order of 300 aircraft from China

Airbus and state-owned China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CASC) announced on March 25, 2019, the signing of an order for 290 Airbus of the A320 Family and 10 A350s. It is the second biggest order in the history of the manufacturer after Indigo Partners in November 2017 (430 A320neo)....