The Airbus A350-900’s entry into service has been delayed again, this time because of late arriving center fuselage panels. In its third-quarter 2011 earnings release, Airbus parent EADS confirmed that service entry of the aircraft now is scheduled in the first half of 2014. Airbus booked a €200 million ($273 million) charge for the program in the third quarter. According to Didier Evrard, head of the A350 program, the pacing item causing the delay is the late arrival of center fuselage ...
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