Finnair yesterday made the first firm commitment for the new A350 XWB powered by the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB, signing a contract for 11 of the type along with a flexible mix of seven A330s and A340-300s. The airline originally had placed an order for nine A350s but negotiated a compensation package with Airbus last summer following the delay and subsequent relaunch of the model as the XWB (ATWOnline, July 18, 2006). A350 XWB deliveries will commence in 2014. Finnair did not specify which ...

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