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Al-Baker says Qatar Airways to receive first A350 XWB in 2014

February 9, 2014 6:45 am

The launch customer of the Airbus A350 XWB, Qatar Airways is set to receive the first of the fuel efficient, mid-sized wide-body airliner later in 2014 and nine more in 2015, Gulf Times has reported. “The first A350 XWB delivery will be at the end of this year. The test programme is going absolutely perfectly, without any glitches. Airbus has been very transparent with us on the subject of its test results,” Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar al-Baker told the daily.