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Qatar Airways Welcomes Test Aircraft

H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar, as part of a special demonstration tour by Airbus.

The visit was the first stop by the advanced aircraft to 12 destinations throughout the Middle East and Asia Pacific, designed to showcase the aircraft’s exclusive features to airlines and passengers.

The test Airbus A350-1000 aircraft undertaking the 30,000 nautical mile tour, is one of three owned by Airbus, and is equipped with fully functional business class and economy class cabins. The mid-sized long-haul aircraft is assembled by Airbus at its facility in Toulouse and offers a substantial increase in capacity with extra seating onboard, a more powerful Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine, a modified wing trailing edge and a new six-wheel main landing gear.