First A350 to be delivered this month

The first A350-900 aircraft will be delivered on December 13 to the programme's launch customer, Qatar Airways, Airbus has confirmed.

The first A350-900 aircraft will be delivered on December 13 to the programme's launch customer, Qatar Airways, Airbus has confirmed.

The first of 80 A350-900 on order from Qatar will take its first commercial flight on the Doha-Frankfurt route from January 2015.

"The arrival of this new generation of aircraft type represents a moment of great symbolic national pride for the State of Qatar, and I know its delivery will be met with excitement at its new home Hamad International Airport, which was built for advanced aircraft types such as this," said Qatar Airways' CEO, Akbar Al Baker. 

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