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Airbus A321LR long range jet completes maiden flight

Airbus A321LR long range jet completes maiden flight

Airbus says the jet is the world's longest-range single-aisle aircraft, capable of flying up to 4,000 nautical miles when configured with 206 seats including lie-flat beds.

Qatar Airways says delivery of first A350-1000 delayed

Qatar Airways says delivery of first A350-1000 delayed

The delivery of Qatar Airways' first Airbus A350-1000 has been delayed until February due to the "complex seat configuration" of the airline's business class, its chief executive said on Monday.

QA expects to receive its first A350-1000 before year-end

QA expects to receive its first A350-1000 before year-end

Qatar Airways expects to receive its first A350-1000 aircraft before the year-end, Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker said on Wednesday.

Airbus upgrades world's biggest passenger jet

Airbus upgrades world's biggest passenger jet

Airbus unveiled an upgraded version of the world's biggest passenger jet on Sunday, seeking to boost demand for the slow-selling superjumbo and including a new wingtip design aimed at reducing fuel burn by up to 4%.

Passenger jet collides with truck at LA airport, injuring 8

Passenger jet collides with truck at LA airport, injuring 8

An Aeromexico passenger jet collided with a utility truck on a taxiway of Los Angeles International Airport shortly after landing, injuring eight employees who were aboard the truck, but no one on the plane was hurt.

China's C919 jet lands successfully after maiden flight

China's C919 jet lands successfully after maiden flight

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet landed successfully in Shanghai after an 80-minute maiden flight on Friday, a major step for Beijing as it looks to boost its profile in the global aviation market.

Made-in-China passenger jet set to take wing

Made-in-China passenger jet set to take wing

China is expected this week to conduct the maiden test flight of a home-grown passenger jet built to meet soaring domestic travel demand and challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus.

Airbus A350-1000 stages maiden flight

Airbus A350-1000 stages maiden flight

Europe's largest twin-engined passenger jet, the Airbus A350-1000, took to the skies for the first time on Thursday, seeking to grab the spotlight from Boeing's popular 777.

Russia tries to decipher crash plane pilots' final conversations

Russia tries to decipher crash plane pilots' final conversations

Russian investigators on Monday were trying to restore the damaged cockpit voice recorder of a passenger jet which crashed at the weekend killing all 62 people onboard.