There’s a lot of “Xtra” in the all-new Airbus A350 XWB, or extra widebody. Extra room. Extra efficiency. Extra comfort. And a lot of extra technology. 2015 was a momentous year for the all-new widebody. The A350 XWB took its first flight in 2013, received certification in 2014, and entered service in 2015 with launch customer Qatar Airways. Within one year, it was in service with four airlines based on four different continents. With nearly 800 orders from 40 customers, ...

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