A350-900 in Afriqiyah Airways’ livery. Courtesy, Airbus Libya-based Afriqiyah Airways (8U) has placed a follow-on order for four Airbus A350 XWBs and converted its earlier order for six A350-800s to the larger A350-900 (ATW Daily News, Aug. 1, 2007). The additional order takes 8U to a total of 10 A350-900s. 8U plans to configure the type with 314 seats and use it to open new destinations in the US, Middle East and Asia. The A350 XWB is scheduled to enter into service in 2014, ...

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