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Airbus to deliver first A350 XWBs to Qatar Airways

Monday marks a big day for Airbus at its main factory headquarters in Toulouse, as Qatar Airways takes the first delivery of the plane makers newest twin-aisle A350 XWB.

The plane is a mid-sized long range model - the first of its kind for Airbus - with a lightweight carbon fibre structure that offers airlines substantial fuel saving possibilities when compared to previous designs.

Nigel Cassidy reports.

  • 22 Dec 2014
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