A350 XWB

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Cracks found in Qatar A350 XWB only superficial, Airbus says

The cracks found on a Qatar Airways A350 as it was about to be repainted were not structural and only affected the surface coating, according to Airbus....


Qatar Airways becomes largest A350 XWB operator

Qatar Airways welcomed its 53rd delivery of Airbus A350 XWB, becoming the largest operator of the aircraft type....


Cracks found in composite fuselage of Qatar A350 XWB

Fuselage cracks on a Qatar Airways A350 XWB were discovered during painting work. The aircraft will be ferried to Toulouse for repairs....


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....


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....


Is trouble brewing at Etihad Airways?

Etihad Airways is reportedly facing pressure from debt holders to undergo a restructuring. The news comes following reports that the airline was preparing to permanently ground its entire fleet of Airbus A380, cut thousands of jobs and was rethinking its 20 future A350XWBs. ...


Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB

The first A350 of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, flew from Toulouse, France to Hamburg, Germany, to receive a transitional cabin. The aircraft will be used for transportation by German officials, hopefully putting an end to the strike of mishaps involving the country’s governmental planes....


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. ...


SAS A350XWB embarks on another record flight SK7030

Having operated its longest flight ever, from Peru to Denmark, five days earlier, an Airbus A350XWB belonging to SAS Scandinavian Airlines embarked on another long-range journey to South America. On April 7, 2020, the airliner flew from Sweden to Peru, as it is understood to bring back stranded passengers.  ...