The first flight this summer of the twin-engine Airbus A350 widebody jetliner will likely ignite the expected competition with Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner and the not-yet-but-expected-to-be-launched 777X. Three aviation analysts offered their views on the three-member A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) family and how they stack up against the competition. Airbus was clever in the all-new design for the A350, noted one analyst. “Not only would the new A350 compete against the ...

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