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A350 XWB

Airbus Delivers First Air France A350-900

Air France has accepted its maiden Airbus A350-900 at a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Toulouse/Blagnac plant. The first of 28 examples to joint the French flag carrier, it has been equipped with a 324-seat cabin accommodating 24 premium economy and

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Fiji Airways’ First A350 Breaks Cover

The maiden Airbus A350-900 for Fiji Airways has been rolled out of the paint shop in Toulouse wearing the livery of its future operator. It is the first of two examples to be leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprises and will

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South African to Lease A350s from Air Mauritius

When, in a June 30 press release, South African Airways (SAA) confirmed it would lease a pair of Airbus A350-900s, very little was detailed about the carrier’s acquisition. Airliner World has since learned that the two jets will be handed

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Video: BA Welcomes First A350-1000

British Airways (BA) has accepted its first Airbus A350-1000, making it the first operator of the larger variant in Europe. The maiden example, G-XWBA (c/n 326), touched down at the centenarian carrier’s London/Heathrow base on July 27 after a 24-hour

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Has Delta Received its Last Boeing?

With the delivery of its 130th and final Boeing 737-900, N930DZ (c/n 63539), on June 27, Delta Air Lines accepted what could potentially be its final aircraft from the manufacturer. The Georgia-based carrier has no outstanding orders with the company.

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First Look: Japan Airlines Airbus A350 Painted

Japan Airlines’ first new build Airbus aircraft has been rolled out of the paintshop at Toulouse/Blagnac. The A350-900 is the initial example from an order for 31, consisting of 18 -900 and 13 -1000 variants. The aircraft, which seat 369

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China and Airbus Expand Partnership

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies have signed a general term agreement (GTA) covering the purchase of 300 aircraft destined for the nation. The deal was signed in Paris on March 25 in the presence of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping

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Virgin’s ‘Flying Lady’ Retires

After 35 years’ service Virgin Atlantic is to retire its “Flying Lady” motif, which has adorned the airline’s aircraft since operations began in 1984. It is to be replaced with a “diverse range of men and women representing modern Britain”.

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Evelop Airlines Receives First A350 XWB

Evelop Airlines, the Spanish carrier of Barceló Group’s Avoris travel division has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus A350-900s. The aircraft, EC-NBO (c/n 293), was handed over on March 28 at the manufacturer’s Toulouse, France facility and will

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Beluga XL Nears Service Debut

The testing and development of Airbus’ Beluga XL airlifter has reached several milestones ahead of its entry into service later this year. The oversized craft completed its first flight carrying a pair of Airbus A350 wings during February, underscoring its

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