Posts Tagged “A350XWB”

Premium #310 – The widebody market dependence on the ME3

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Premium #310 – The widebody market dependence on the ME3






There was an economic slowdown for the Middle East Three (Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways or ME3) in 2016, after multiple years of substantial growth in revenues, yields, load factors, and profitability.  Whether due to a lack of oil-related business traffic as oil prices went south, or the lack of political stability the Middle East…

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Airbus’ 2016 A350 deliveries

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Airbus’ 2016 A350 deliveries






The chart tells the story.  Airbus clearly pulled out all the stops to fix its supply chain troubles on the A350 this past year.  December was a blowout performance. Related posts: Video vignettes from the first passenger flight on the A350XWB (MSN002) Airbus’ A350 video The Making of Finnair’s First A350XWB Premium #209 – The…

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The importance of the A350-1000

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The importance of the A350-1000






Today Airbus had another first flight, this time the A350-1000.  The aircraft looks good.  A video from AirlineFlyer captured the moment from this morning’s takeoff. Related posts: Premium #131 – The Super Twin Line Up Premium #129 Farnborough: Behind the Headlines Premium #143 – A340 Fleet Status Premium #147 – A closer look at the…

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Bombardier Delays Deliveries due to Engine Supply Issues

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Bombardier announced that its 2016 C Series deliver schedule will be delayed, while citing the statistics from the first two aircraft in service with Swiss.  The good news is that the two CS100 aircraft in service with SWISS have collectively flown nearly 400 revenue flights, and accumulated nearly 600 flight hours.   The bad news is that Bombardier stated…

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“Airspace by Airbus”

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“Airspace by Airbus”






Airbus launched its new Cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus”. At the heart of this new philosophy Airbus connects the well-being of passengers with the operational performance of its airline customers. Representing the best of Airbus’ cabin innovation and design, Airspace will offer a sophisticated, flexible canvas as a back-drop to enhance the airlines’ own brands….

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Premium #209 – The Super-Twin Battle Extends Upward

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Premium #209 – The Super-Twin Battle Extends Upward






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