Singapore Airlines releases seven A350 jet orders back to Airbus

Singapore Airlines Airbus A350

Flagship carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) has agreed to a request from Airbus to release seven of its A350-900 widebody jet orders back to the aircraft manufacturer, the carrier said in a statement. This reduces the airline’s A350s on order to 63, it said, in a series of adjustments to orders and deliveries to meet the […]

United’s Costly A350 Delay

United Airlines Airbus A350-1000

In January, Qatar Airways became the first airline to put the Airbus A350 “mini-jumbo” jet into commercial service, whisking passengers more than 2,800 miles from Doha to Frankfurt, Germany. By 2017, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will be flying the new aircraft, as will more than a dozen other carriers including Finnair, Air China, […]

Emirates Airline Plays off Airbus’ A350 Against Boeing’s Dreamliner

Airbus A350

Airbus and Boeing executives will be busy courting Emirates after its President and CEO Sir Tim Clark said it will order B787-10s or A350-900s in the next stage of its fleet development. That the latter is still in the frame will be especially heartening to Airbus given Emirates cancelled an order for 70 A350 XWB […]