Qatar Airways will operate its first Airbus A350 on its Doha-Frankfurt route from January as the new aircraft's first scheduled service. The A350 launch customer has 80 A350s on order, split between the baseline A350-900 and the larger -1000 version. It expects to take delivery of the first aircraft by year-end and eight by the end of 2015. Qatar said in a statement that it chose Frankfurt as its first destination because of the A350’s high capacity. The first scheduled round-trip ...

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