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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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Dubai Airshow 2013

17-21 November 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

New orders from Middle East and North African airlines announced at the Dubai Airshow for Airbus’ full range of commercial aircraft underscored the company’s continuing strong presence in this dynamic marketplace.

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Paris Air Show

17-23 June 2013
Le Bourget, France

Airbus secured orders and commitments for 466 aircraft worth nearly US$70 billion during the biennial event at Le Bourget Airport, while the company’s newest aircraft family member – the A350 XWB – made its public debut with a high-profile flyby during the show. 

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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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A350 XWB Final Assembly Line Inauguration

23 October 2012
Toulouse, France

French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault and Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer, Fabrice Brégier officially inaugurated the 74,000 square-metre A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL), in Toulouse, France.

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