"I am afraid I am not prepared to accept anything until I see telemetry giving performances of the engines and the fuel".
"The A350-1000 is definitely one that we would be looking at. But first of all - show me."
Airbus has been able to show A350-900 performance data to Emirates but never of A350-1000 data that it is on the assembly process in the preFALs. On track but still in the assembly process.
Negotiation final phase has started.
Eyes on the Dubai Air Show next November will be watching for what could be would be this year’s prize catch: whether Emirates Airlines will be ready to place the oft-talked about order for 50-70 widebody aircraft: Airbus A350-900s, A350-1000s, Boeing 787-10s or Boeing 777Xs.