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Air Caraïbes receives its first A350 XWB

28 February 2017
Toulouse, France

Guadeloupe-based Air Caraïbes became the 11th worldwide operator to take delivery of Airbus’ A350 XWB on 28 February 2017, during a ceremony in Toulouse, France. 

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Germany’s Lufthansa receives its first A350 XWB

21 December 2016
Toulouse, France 

Airbus and Lufthansa marked a key milestone with handover of the German flag carrier’s first of 25 A350-900 jetliners on order – which features the latest aerodynamic design, carbon fibre fuselage and wings, plus new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines. 

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Delivery of China Airlines first A350 XWB

30 September 2016
Toulouse, France

China Airlines took delivery of its milestone no. 1 A350 XWB aircraft on 30 September 2016 to become the ninth operator of the world’s newest and most-efficient twin engine widebody. The brand new A350-900 is yet another breakthrough in this Taiwan-based carrier’s “NexGen” fleet. 

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THAI receives its first A350 XWB

31 August 2016
Toulouse, France 

Airbus’ new-generation A350 XWB is now flying high in the colours of Thai Airways International (THAI), after the airline received the first of 12 of these highly fuel-efficient widebody jetliners it plans to acquire. THAI is the eighth worldwide operator of the A350 XWB. 

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Farnborough International Airshow

11-17 July 2016
Farnborough, Hampshire, England

The 2016 Farnborough International Airshow features an active participation by Airbus, as the company underscores its continued industry leadership with a full product line of highly-efficient aircraft.  

A particular focus is on Airbus’ family of widebody jetliners, as well as the superior cabin comfort they deliver to passengers in all classes – underscored with the presence of the company’s A350 XWB and A380 on static and flying display.

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Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

29 June 2016
Toulouse, France

Ethiopian Airlines brought the “Xtra effect” to Africa, when it became the initial African operator of Airbus’ highly efficient A350 XWB jetliner. The airline’s first aircraft is on lease from AerCap. 

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Delivery of Cathay Pacific’s first A350 XWB

30 May 2016
Toulouse, France 

Airbus and Cathay Pacific Airways marked a key milestone on 30 May 2016 with delivery of the Hong Kong flag carrier’s first A350 XWB . 

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