Airbus has delivered the first production A350-1000 to launch customer Qatar Airways on Feb. 20. The delivery was late by a few weeks—when the type was certified in November 2017, the first production aircraft was to be delivered by year-end. But integration of the Qsuite cabin in business class—for the first time on an Airbus—proved more complex than planned. Nevertheless, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker expressed satisfaction about the execution of the revised ...

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