Tag: Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways to Add A350-1000 to JFK Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways will add its Airbus A350-1000 to the New York JFK route starting 28 October 2018, the airline’s first commercial route to the U.S. operated with this state-of-the-art aircraft. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are thrilled to introduce the A350-1000 on flights to and from JFK, one of […]

Philippine Airlines Considering Airbus A350-1000

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines would consider the A350-1000 as a potential acquisition, airline president Jaime Bautista has announced. “It is one airplane we can consider. It is a bigger version of the A350-900,” he was quoted by Reuters in Manila last week. PAL currently has six A350-900s due from Airbus of which the first is expected to […]

A350-1000 Begins Demonstration Tour in The Middle East & Asia-Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute The A350-1000, the newest member of Airbus’ leading widebody family, has embarked on a three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific region. The demonstration tour follows the completion of a successful flight test campaign, which lasted less than one year and culminated in joint EASA and FAA type certifications, demonstrating the aircraft’s excellent […]

Qatar Airways to Receive First Airbus A350-1000 in February

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways will transfer its first Airbus A350-1000 in February after a delay of several weeks. The delay was caused by the “complex seat configuration,” Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker said. The Doha-based airline is installing a new business-class seat, Qsuite onto its A350-1000s. The airline was scheduled to take delivery of the first A350-1000 […]

Qatar Airways Set To Receive New A350 Aircraft By Year-End

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has said that it expects to receive its first Airbus A350-1000, the largest aircraft in the A350 family, by the end of this year. The news comes after the airline abruptly canceled an order for four smaller A350-900s last month, apparently due to production delays. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said this […]

Boeing Cuts Back On Large Aircraft As Demand Drops

Reading Time: 3 minutes The era of very large passenger aircraft like the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747 is coming to an end. Most airlines no longer want the Airbus “Superjumbo” or Boeing’s “Queen of the Skies” as they increasingly opt for smaller wide-body versions that are fuel-efficient, flexible and viable to operate. “We have seen a very consistent […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Welcomes Capacity Uplift From A350

Reading Time: 1 minute Virgin Atlantic Cargo says its new $4.4 billion order for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft will boost its cargo capacity and in turn provide added benefits to customers. The airline says the investment demonstrates the strength of its commitment to customer experience as it continues to focus on delivering sustained profit in the long term. It […]