The Airbus A350 XWB is scheduled to do a flyby at the Paris Air Show Friday, exactly one week after the aircraft’s maiden flight, Airbus president and CEO Fabrice Brégier announced Thursday. The much hoped-for, but never-promised flyby will cap a week that Brégier compared to a wedding. “When it rains, we are lucky,” he said. In just six days, Airbus has seen the A350 conduct flawless first and second test flights, has added new orders worth $69 billion ...

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