Airbus Cancels Contract with Qatar Airways for a Fourth A350

DALLAS – As the battle between Airbus and Qatar Airways (QR) continues, the European plane maker has taken another swipe against the airline by cancelling an agreement for a fourth Airbus A350.

Delivery of a fifth airframe is expected to be cancelled by the end of July and a sixth example will follow suit later this year.

QR became the global launch customer of the A350-1000, receiving its first example in February 2018. Photo: Qatar Airways.

Unresolved Issues

Despite being the type’s biggest customer, Qatar has been unhappy over what it claims are ‘unresolved airworthiness issues’ relating to surface paint read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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