Qatar Airways formally received the world’s first Airbus A350-900 at ceremonies in Doha Wednesday, with the airline’s chief also saying he was interested in a re-engined A380. The aircraft, the first of 80 A350 XWBs that launch customer Qatar has on order, was delivered to the airline Dec. 22 at Airbus’ Toulouse facility after a short delay that was not explained. Formal receiving ceremonies in Doha were then also postponed to Jan. 7 to allow time for the holidays. At a ...

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