13 December 2014

A350 first delivery to Qatar re-scheduled for Monday 22/Dec.

Airbus said on Friday 12/Dec that the delivery of the first Airbus A350 to Qatar Airways has been rescheduled for 22/December.

Source: Qatar Airways

The handover of the MSN6 originally scheduled for today 13/Dec had been postponed by Qatar Airways earlier this week, triggering speculation of a repeat of cabin problems which had delayed delivery if its first A380 for 3 months.

But scheduling problems appeared to have played a part.

Source: Manuel Belleli

Airbus said in a media invitation that the delivery ceremony would go ahead in Toulouse on 22/Dec and would include a preview flight.

Airbus has pledged to deliver the first A350 by the end of the year.

Based on the article “Airbus A350 delivery to Qatar rescheduled for Dec 22” published in Reuters.

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