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Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer for the "world’s most advanced passenger aircraft", the latest member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio.

Qatar Airways flies A350-1000 to US for the first time

Qatar Airways flies A350-1000 to US for the first time

Qatar Airways has flown the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft, the A350-1000, to the US for the first time, marking "an extraordinary and a historic moment in the aviation industry".

Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

The biannual air industry gathering recorded more than 1,400 commercial aircraft orders, valued at $154bn.

Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsia

Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsia

The world's largest planemaker said it had won 528 orders and commitments at the event in southern England, while Airbus reported 431 new deals.

Planemakers kick off air show with billions of dollars of deals

Planemakers kick off air show with billions of dollars of deals

Airbus and Boeing announced more than $10 billion of combined deals in the opening hours of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, suggesting demand for new jets remains in rude health despite worries over trade tensions and Brexit.

Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight

Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight

Airlines including Singapore Airlines, Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd and US-based United Continental Holdings Inc are adding ultra-long haul flights.

Sichuan Airlines co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of cockpit: captain

Sichuan Airlines co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of cockpit: captain

The cockpit experienced a sudden loss of pressure and drop in temperature and when he looked over, the cockpit's right windshield was gone.

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

The airline will be displaying the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, and the Gulfstream G650 ER at the air show.

American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, cancels A350 order

American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, cancels A350 order

American Airlines has ordered 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $12 billion at list prices, while cancelling a major order for Airbus A350s.

Airbus says 3,700 jobs to be affected by lower production rates

Airbus says 3,700 jobs to be affected by lower production rates

Airbus on Wednesday confirmed reduced production rates of its double-decker A380 and A400M military aircraft and said up to 3,700 jobs would be impacted in France, Germany, Britain and Spain.

Qatar Airways says may switch part of A350 order to biggest model

Qatar Airways says may switch part of A350 order to biggest model

Airbus got a boost for its largest twin-engined jet yesterday when Qatar Airways said it was considering upgrading some of its A350 orders to the largest model as it took delivery of the first such plane.

Airbus successfully tests self-flying taxi, Vahana

Airbus successfully tests self-flying taxi, Vahana

The flight at a test range in the US state of Oregon lasted just under one minute, with the aircraft lifting up five metres from the ground and landing without control from a pilot.