The backlog for the Airbus A350-800 is shrinking further, now that Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has opted to convert 10 of its 18 orders for the model into commitments for the larger -900 version. With this development, the backlog for the -800 is now 79 aircraft, after already having shrunk by more than half in previous years. Airbus has been encouraging its customers to give up their -800 commitments in favor of its larger models, the -900 and -1000, but has only been partially ...

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