October 3, 2014 - The first A350 XWB for Qatar
Airways is progressing towards delivery before
year end. The aircraft equipped with Rolls Royce
Trent XWB engines rolled out of the Airbus
factory in Toulouse fully painted, prominently bearing
Qatar Airways’ livery.
Following the recent EASA Type Certification,
the Qatar Airways A350-900 is now entering into
its final stage of production during which
Airbus and the airline teams are actively
working together in order to ensure a seamless
The remaining steps up to delivery comprise
notably the cabin completion as well as ground
and flight tests. The A350 XWB is Airbus’
all-new mid-size long range product line and the
newest member of Airbus' widebody family.