17 September 2014

A350-800 development cancelled.

Airbus chief executive Fabrice Bregier confirmed at the press conference in Hamburg that development of the A350-800 has been "cancelled."

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The death warrant for the smallest variant of the widebody, which had been losing orders as customers switched to the -900 and -1000, was as good as signed when the A330neo was launched.

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Based on the article "Al Baker expects A350s to be on schedule" published in FlightGlobal