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Xtra! Xtra! Airbus’ A350-1000 jetliner completes its historic first flight

24 November 2016 Headline news

The maiden flight of Airbus’ A350-1000 – the latest member of the all-new A350 XWB widebody family that is shaping the future of long-haul airline operations – has initiated a fast-paced test and certification programme leading to the jetliner’s service entry next year.

During more than 4 hours alo...

First A350-1000 successfully completes first flight

24 November 2016 Press Release

Flight test campaign benefitting from the A350-900 experience and maturity;

Three test aircraft to perform all flight testing in under one year;

Development on track for entry into service scheduled for the second half of 2017.

First A350-1000 becomes airborne for its maiden flight

24 November 2016 Press Release

· Flight-test programme now underway;

· Three development aircraft will prepare A350-1000 programme for certification.

Flying high in China: Airbus’ A350 XWB concludes a successful demonstration tour in the country

17 November 2016 News in brief

Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB jetliner took centre stage in China this month – proving that the world’s most-modern and fuel-efficient widebody aircraft is ready to shape the future in a country which is expected to become the largest market for passenger air traffic over the next 20 years. 

The ai...

Manufacture of parts of Malaysia Airlines’ A350 XWB Begins in Malaysia

17 November 2016 Press Release

Manufacture of parts for the first of six new Airbus A350-900s for Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has begun around the world – including here in Malaysia.

CTRM and Spirits Aerosystems, two of Airbus’ Malaysia-based industrial partners, have begun producing components for the aircraft at their plant...

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