Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery to Qatar Airways
22 December 2014

Airbus marked a significant industry milestone with delivery of the first A350 XWB jetliner, which was received 22 December 2014 by launch customer Qatar Airways. This video clip includes highlights from before, during and after the high-profile handover ceremony in Toulouse, France. To replay the uncut version of the live webcast, including the press conference and the ceremony, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D7sX1HNBV8
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Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery to Qatar Airways
22 December 2014

Airbus marked a significant industry milestone with delivery of the first A350 XWB jetliner, which was received 22 December 2014 by launch customer Qatar Airways. This video clip includes highlights from before, during and after the high-profile handover ceremony in Toulouse, France. To replay the uncut version of the live webcast, including the press conference and the ceremony, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D7sX1HNBV8

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Qatar Airways A350 XWB: lead up to the first delivery
22 December 2014

This video compilation highlights key steps in the Airbus A350 XWB programme that led up to delivery of the first customer aircraft – which was received by Qatar Airways during a ceremony on 22 December 2014. These milestones include the programme’s launch, production activities for the new-generation jetliner, the first flight and test campaign, certification and more.

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Infographic: Focus on the A350 XWB
19 December 2014

The Airbus A350 XWB is shaping the future of air travel by offering a new-generation aircraft that is best suited to the market’s requirements for size, range, revenue generation, passenger comfort and the environment. Key details related to the A350 XWB are highlighted in this video clip.

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Kuwait Airways receives its first A320 with Sharklets
19 December 2014

The delivery of Kuwait Airways’ no. 1 A320 with fuel-saving Sharklets was marked during a special ceremony in December 2014, which included comments from Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways Managing Director & CEO; Airbus Head of Customer Services Didier Lux; and Thomas Rupp, VP Airbus Programs for CFM International.

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Learning is fun: Introduction to MinutePhysics’ Airbus visit
18 December 2014

Henry Reich, who makes fun videos that explains things in ways everyone can understand, comes to Airbus and learns how the A350 XWB is built and flight tested.Discover an educational video especially created by Henry to show you the “Behind-the-Scenes of an Airbus A350 being built!” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rMgpExA4kMThis and more on Henry Reich's YouTube Minute Physics channel at www.youtube.com/minutephysics

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Etihad Airways A380: In flight (Episode 4)
17 December 2014

Etihad Airways’ first A380 takes to the skies in this video montage, which features in-flight footage of the 21st century flagship jetliner.

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Etihad Airways A380: Furnishing (Episode 3)
17 December 2014

Ahead of the milestone delivery in December 2014, the first A380 for Etihad Airways – the United Arab Emirates flag carrier – receives its seats, luggage compartments and other cabin equipment.

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Etihad Airways A380: Painting (Episode 2)
24 December 2014

The no. 1 Etihad Airways A380 receives its colours in this video clip, which includes time-lapse footage of the double-deck jetliner’s painting process – which was performed at Airbus’ highly-advanced paint shop in Hamburg, Germany.

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Etihad Airways A380: Production (Episode 1)
16 December 2014

In this video montage, the first A380 for Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways takes shape at Airbus production facilities ahead of the December 2014 delivery. Etihad will be the 13th operator worldwide to receive Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner.

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In the making: Qatar Airways’ historic first A350 XWB jetliner
09 December 2014

Follow the initial Airbus A350-900 aircraft for global launch customer Qatar Airways through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France to its maiden flight in autumn 2014. The video also highlights the “Xtra” that makes the difference for this Airbus next-generation widebody jetliner – including its spacious and comfortable cabin, use of advanced composite materials along with the aircraft’s highly-efficient and quiet Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.