Airbus has confirmed that the first A350-1000 for launch customer Qatar Airways will be delivered Feb. 20. The aircraft will be handed over to Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker in Toulouse. Plans for the day show that Airbus is going to considerable lengths for the event, which will include a press conference with senior Airbus, Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royce executives, and a preview of the aircraft before the actual delivery ceremony in the evening. The aircraft ...

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