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  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.


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  • OPINION: Why business jet builders must keep their nerve


    ​Business jet buyers are a fickle lot. Most airlines expect a new commercial aircraft to provide reliable service for...


  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline...


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  • OPINION: Why business jet builders must keep their nerve

    News | 22 May 2015 15:00 | Flight International

    ​Business jet buyers are a fickle lot. Most airlines expect a new commercial aircraft to provide reliable service for at least 12 years before a replacement is even considered. But the average owner of a corporate aircraft starts looking for an upgrade in about half that time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-business-jet-builders-must-keep-their-nerve-412693/
  • Simulator industry gets in training for aircraft ramp-up

    News | 22 May 2015 14:59

    ​Given the unprecedented wave of airliner orders of recent years, strong demand for simulators is unsurprising. CAE, which claims the top slot in civil simulation equipment sales, ended its financial year on 31 March having sold 41 full-flight simulators (FFS), the second-highest total ever, after 2013-14’s record 48. (The latest year’s number did not include a further 11 deployed to CAE’s own training centres.)http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Simulator-industry-gets-in-training-for-aircraft-ramp-up-412420/
  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers

    News | 22 May 2015 13:23 | Craig Hoyle

    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Double-vision-Our-Top-10-listing-of-A350-customers-412685/
  • ANALYSIS: Airbus keeps pilot conversion to A350 from A330 simple

    News | 22 May 2015 06:37 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    ​With the A350 conceived as the natural replacement in the Airbus product line for the A330 family, the manufacturer had to ensure the desire to introduce advanced technology into the new twinjet did not create too big a step for pilots transitioning from the earlier type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airbus-keeps-pilot-conversion-to-A350-from-A330-simple-412636/
  • ​Flight test: Airbus keeps family faithful with A350

    News | 22 May 2015 06:27 | Mike Gerzanics

    When Airbus conceived the all-new A350 XWB almost a decade ago, it did so after first attempting to create a challenger to the Boeing 787 based on its existing “big-twin”, the A330.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-test-Airbus-keeps-family-faithful-with-A350-412426/
  • PICTURE: Sichuan Airlines takes 100th aircraft

    News | 22 May 2015 02:37 | Mavis Toh

    ​Sichuan Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Sichuan-Airlines-takes-100th-aircraft-412671/