18 November 2014

First A350 delivery to Qatar scheduled on 12/12

Qatar Airways will take delivery of its first Airbus A350 on schedule next month, said Akbar Al Baker, the airlines chief executive in Dubai today.

Source: Airbus

The Doha-based airline recently rejected its first Airbus A380 over it said was concerns with the quality of the cabin fittings. Qatar Airways took delivery of the A380 in September, 3-months after schedule.

Al Baker told reporters “everything is perfect” with the A350 and that the airline is likely to receive the widebody between 12-15/December.

Source: Jujug Spotting

Al Baker spoke to reporters following a closed-door meeting with airline executives as part of the 47th Arab Air Carriers Organisation Annual General Meet that is being held in Dubai this week.

Based on the article “Qatar Airways to receive A350 on time: CEO” published in Gulf News.


  1. Everything is perfect.
    Of course.

  2. Proud to be a part of the manufacturing process for the A350 in Kinston,NC USA and Saint Nazaire, France.