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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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  • 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...


  • PICTURE: SIA reveals premium economy seats


    Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new premium economy class seat.


  • PICTURES: Vietnam Airlines first Boeing 787-9 completes assembly


    Vietnam Airlines’ first Boeing 787-9 aircraft has rolled off the final assembly line.


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  • 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/
  • ​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: SIA reveals premium economy seats

    News | 21 May 2015 05:25 | Aaron Chong

    Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new premium economy class seat.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-SIA-reveals-premium-economy-seats-412625/
  • ANALYSIS: Mueller sets tone for MAS transformation

    News | 20 May 2015 00:24 | Mavis Toh

    Christoph Mueller may have been at the reins of Malaysia Airlines for less than a month, but employees already have a sense of the changes to come.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Mueller-sets-tone-for-MAS-transformation-412512/
  • US-Gulf subsidies row 'bullying tactic': Al Baker

    News | 13 May 2015 17:43 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker remains defiant amidst an onslaught of accusations from US mainline carriers that his airline received state subsidies, and plans to continue expanding into the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Gulf-subsidies-row-bullying-tactic-Al-Baker-412285/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Thai’s fighting retreat from Europe

    News | 13 May 2015 00:03 | Greg Waldron

    Thai Airways’ planned capacity cuts on European routes this summer marks a turning point in the carrier’s history, as it faces a perfect storm of declining European tourist arrivals, a falling Euro, and increasing pressure from Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Thais-fighting-retreat-from-Europe-412147/