Cathay becomes first to commit to modified A350-1000

Airbus’s decision last year to modify the A350-1000’s design began to pay dividends Tuesday at the Farnborough Airshow when Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) agreed to order 10 of the type, valued at $3.2 billion, plus convert 16 of its existing -900 orders to -1000 models. All told, CX has 46 A350s on...

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