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787 and A350 airline operators will open up new Europe-US routes – Despite Resistance

787 and A350 airline operators will open up new Europe-US routes – Despite Resistance

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The development of the new generation wide body aircraft such as Boeing’s 787 and Airbus’ A350 may soon lead to direct services from European hubs to a growing number of secondary cities in North America. The EU-US Open Skies agreement opened up the market to a large degree, but hub economics mean that most EU […]

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A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two biggies of aviation, Boeing and Airbus . are always trying to outdo each other in the battle of innovation. Their rivalry has been so aggressive that it’s even led to a nasty war of words. One such epic clash involves the revolutionary Boeing 787 and the groundbreaking Airbus A350. These aircraft are the […]

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The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined. Flightglobal’s latest annual airliner census – a breakdown of the […]

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Countdown to Delivery: The Airbus A350

Countdown to Delivery: The Airbus A350

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

With airlines always looking for the latest technology to attract customers and improve fuel efficiency, the rivalry between Airbus Group and Boeing continues as a premier tech competition. Boeing grabbed the spotlight with the launch of its 787 Dreamliner but Airbus is now ready to strike back with the A350 and its iterations aimed at […]

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Airbus A350, A Boeing Dreamliner Rival, Completes World Tour, Last Step To Certification

Airbus A350, A Boeing Dreamliner Rival, Completes World Tour, Last Step To Certification

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Airbus A350, the world’s newest wide-body commercial aircraft, just completed an important step in its certification process by finishing a 20-day, 14-stop journey that took the $295 million jet around the world in 180 flight hours. “We are set for the Type Certification in the coming weeks, as planned,” Fernando Alonso, senior vice president […]

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A350 at Farnborough [VIDEO]

A350 at Farnborough [VIDEO]

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. A350 at Farnborough…

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IAG Firms Up Order for 8 Airbus A350-900 Jets for Iberia

IAG Firms Up Order for 8 Airbus A350-900 Jets for Iberia

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

International Airlines Group (IAG) has converted eight A350-900 options into firm orders for Iberia. The airline becomes a new customer for the fast-selling A350XWB Family. The aircraft will be equipped with efficient Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines and will deliver huge operational benefits through Airbus’ unique family values. IAG secured commercial terms for the A350 […]

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Airbus A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign On Track for Certification This Year

Airbus A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign On Track for Certification This Year

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ “Xtra” work is paying off as the five-aircraft test fleet’s activity remains on-track for this jetliner’s certification in the third quarter, with the first customer delivery – to Qatar Airways – before the end of 2014. Making its Farnborough Airshow debut this week, the A350 XWB’s high-profile appearance represents a pause in the busy […]

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Air Mauritius Orders Six Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

Air Mauritius Orders Six Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Air Mauritius, the flag carrier of Mauritius has decided to expand and modernise its long-haul fleet with a Memorandum of Understanding for four A350-900 aircraft. The agreement was announced during the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The airline has also announced that it is leasing two more A350-900s. The 6 A350 XWB will be operated on […]

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On Track for Certification: The A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign Marks Key Milestones

On Track for Certification: The A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign Marks Key Milestones

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ flight test department is moving at full-speed with all five A350-900 developmental aircraft now flying – a fleet that has accumulated more than 2,100 total hours in over 500 flights. Among the key recent achievements of the programme are crosswind tests with MSN001 in Keflavik, Iceland; MSN003’s hot-weather test campaign in Al Ain, United […]

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