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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. …

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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. …

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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. …

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Airbus A350 XWB Full-Flight Simulator is Readied for Airline Flight Crews

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ initial A350 XWB full-flight simulator – located at the company’s Flight Training Centre in Toulouse – is nearing the start-up of training operations with airline flight crews. …

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5th and Final Airbus A350 Test Aircraft Flies

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the first flight today of A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete. Being the second passenger cabin-equipped A350 and tasked with route proving and ETOPS validation, MSN005 embodies the operationally definitive configuration for Type Certification duties. …

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Airbus A350 XWB Completes Hot Weather Testing

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ A350 XWB flight test aircraft (MSN3) has completed hot weather testing in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The objective of the tests is to check the behaviour of the engines and aircraft systems at temperatures reaching above 40°C. …

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Emirates Cancels Order for 70 Airbus A350 Jets

| June 11, 2014 | 7 Comments

Airbus suffered a major blow on Wednesday to its latest commercial jet program after one of its largest customers, Emirates Airlines, said it had decided to cancel a multibillion-dollar order for 70 long-range planes. …

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First Passengers Experience Airbus A350 XWB

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The A350 XWB MSN2 completed successfully the “Early Long Flight” campaign involving two flights with passengers operated consecutively by Air France and Lufthansa cabin crews on June 2nd and June 3rd. …

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Airbus A350 XWB Makes First Touchdown in UK

| April 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

The new Airbus A350 XWB has made its first ever landing on British soil, visiting Cotswold Airport in Gloucestershire as part of routine certification tests. …

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Kuwait Airways Confirms Airbus Order for 10 A350s and 15 A320neos

| February 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Airbus confirms Kuwait Airways, the National airline of Kuwait, has ordered 25 aircraft including ten A350-900 and 15 A320neo Family aircraft as part of the airlines’ fleet renewal strategy. Kuwait Airways already operates three A320, three A310, five A300 and four A340 Family aircraft. …

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