Airbus pushed back EIS for the A350-1000 to 2017 from 2015 and unveiled a modified -1000 model featuring a higher thrust variant of the Trent XWB engine that is being developed by Rolls-Royce. Additionally, the company delayed A350-800 EIS to 2016 from 2014. Addressing reporters Monday at the Paris Air Show, COO-Customers John Leahy noted that the manufacturer has had "pretty good" success with A350-900 and -800 orders but has seen "softness" in -1000 sales. Orders ...

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