Airbus all set to hand over A350 XWB for Qatar Airways
Toulouse, October 4, 2014 (STAT):-The first A350 XWB for Qatar Airways is making headway towards delivery before year end. The aircraft equipped with Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines rolled out of the Airbus factory in Toulouse fully painted, prominently bearing Qatar Airways’ livery.
Following the recent EASA Type Certification, the Qatar Airways A350-900 is now entering into its final stage of production during which Airbus and the airline teams are actively working together in order to ensure a seamless hand-over process. The remaining steps up to delivery comprise notably the cabin completion as well as ground and flight tests.
The A350 XWB is Airbus’ all-new mid-size long range product line and the newest member of Airbus' leading wide body family. The A350 XWB positions out in its class credit to its combination of passenger comfort, technological innovation and its unique industrial process. The A350 XWB also sets new standards in terms of passenger experience, operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness.