"All-new" A350-800 could take to the skies in mid-2010 and the dash 900 at the end of 2010, head of A330/A340/A350 Program Olivier Andries said. "Thus the A350 will be delivered within two years of the 787-8 and before the 787-9 EIS." He conceded that Airbus's strategic positioning of the aircraft is "10% more seat capacity over our competitor [the 787], which reflects on the cost side of the equation and on the revenue side of the equation." He refused to comment on the price of the new ...

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