Qatar Airways inaugurates A 350 XWB’ induction in service at Doha International Airport

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 Doha, January 8, 2015 (STAT):-Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a press conference at the Doha International Airport, to a crowd of more than 150 international media, who had travelled to Qatar to view the first A350 XWB, for which the airline is the global launch customer.

 Also in attendance at the press conference were Mr. Didier Evrard, Airbus Executive Vice President Head of Programmes and Mr. Eric Schulz, Rolls-Royce President of Civil Large Engines, both of whom previously attended the official delivery of the aircraft from Airbus to Qatar Airways at a ceremony held in December at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are ready to commence operations with the A350 XWB and are delighted to introduce another level of service with our expanded fleet.

“The engineering design of the A350 XWB is modern, technologically refined and spacious, and we are proud to welcome yet another fine aeroplane into the Qatar Airways' fleet.”

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