Airbus Bets A350-1000 Will Outstrip Boeing 777X

Credit: P. Pigeyre/Airbus
Qatar Airways’ receipt of the first A350-1000—a stretched version of the in-service A350-900—marks the entry into a critical sales period for the program, given Airbus’ ambitions against the Boeing 777. As Boeing is developing the 777-8X and -9X, Airbus predicts greater potential for improvement...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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