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Past online event coverage

Delivery of Finnair’s first A350 XWB

7 October 2015
Toulouse, France

Finnair and Airbus took the next step in a long relationship as the Helsinki-based airline became Europe’s initial carrier to receive the new-generation A350 XWB. A special ceremony in Toulouse, France on 7 October 2015 marked this historic delivery to Finnair – an all Airbus operator for aircraft in its fleet over 100 seats, and the first airline customer to select Airbus’ A350 XWB. 

Relive the historic event on the dedicated delivery website.

First A350 XWB delivery for Vietnam Airlines

30 June 2015
Toulouse, France

History was made on 30 June 2015 with Airbus’ delivery of the no. 1 A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines, which acquired its milestone aircraft on lease from Amsterdam-based AerCap, and in doing so, became the second operator of the game-changing “Xtra Wide Body” jetliner. 

Experience the excitement again at the dedicated delivery website, which includes photos, video clips, news articles and more related to the high-profile handover.

International Paris Air Show

15-21 June 2015
Paris-Le Bourget, France

Airbus featured its market-leading product line and continuous technological innovations at the International Paris Air Show, where the company announced 421 new firm orders and commitments (worth more than %57 billion at list prices) during this biennial industry event.

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First A350 XWB delivery

When: 22 December, 2014
Where: Toulouse, France

Global launch customer Qatar Airways received the world’s first customer A350-900 aircraft from Airbus on 22 December 2014 in Toulouse, France – a historic delivery which opened a new era in commercial aviation. With this milestone handover, the latest member of Airbus’ market-leading product line – the A350 XWB – is ready to deliver a step change in efficiency for operators with significant reductions in fuel burn, emissions and maintenance costs, while its spacious cabin offers enhanced comfort for passengers.

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014

14-20 July 2014
Farnborough, Hampshire, England

Marking its best-ever performance at a Farnborough Airshow to date, Airbus logged new business for 496 aircraft during this biennial industry event. In addition, the company made headlines with its launch of the highly-efficient A330neo. 

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Singapore Airshow 2014

11-16 February 2014
Changi, Singapore

At Asia’s largest aviation event, Airbus focused on the company’s strong presence in this fast-growing region, while the no. 2 A350 XWB to fly – MSN 3 – stole headlines with its first-ever appearance at a major aerospace industry gathering. 

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First flight of the A350 XWB successfully completed

14 June 2013 

Toulouse, France

The world’s aviation sector moved to the rhythm of Airbus’ A350 XWB as this new-generation jetliner performed its first flight – viewed by thousands of company employees, industry executives and aircraft enthusiasts at Toulouse, France.

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