Airbus is seeking airline support for a new 400-seat jetliner provisionally dubbed the A350-8000 as competition escalates with Boeing over the world's largest two-engined jets, airline and aviation industry sources said.
Boeing Company has raised list prices for its jetliners by 2.9 per cent citing a range of costs that go into making the planes.
The price of the company's forthcoming 777X, due for delivery by 2020, rose to $400 million in Boe
Qatar Airways will receive Airbus' newest plane, the A350 jetliner, on December 13, the carrier said in a statement on Thursday.
The aircraft is the first of the 80 jets ordered by Qatar Airways, making it the first airline to
Europe's Airbus has lifted a stumbling block to delivery of the world's largest jetliner to Qatar but faces the growing prospect of delays for the first flight of its newest small jet, the A320neo, several people familiar with the matter
For the fourth time since 1997, Boeing has rolled out its 777 jetliner at the rate of seven per month.
The airplane, a freighter, will deliver to FedEx Express in June.
The Boeing programme earlier built at this rate from July 1997