XWBExtra Wide Body (Airbus)
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The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family - whose wings are made at Broughton - will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines, which has ordered seven A350-900 Ultra Long Range aircraft for nonstop flights between Singapore and the US, including what will be the world's longest commercial service between Singapore and New York.
The new variant of the best-selling Airbus 350 XWB family, which is a long-haul passenger airline seek to enter into services with Singapore Airlines later this year.
The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines later this year.
The XWB series includes A350-800, A350-900 and A350-1000.
The Trent XWB is currently the world's most efficient wide-body jet engine and is also the fastest-selling - with more than 1,600 of them sold to 42 customers so far.
Ubisense Group plc (AIM: UBI) and Airbus are further expanding the Ubisense infrastructure in the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL), located in Toulouse, as a solution to support digitalization of its major assembly facilities in Europe, the company said.
The agreement makes Lufthansa Technik the initial licensed service provider for performing nacelle MRO services on the A350 XWB nacelle system to the same level as UTC Aerospace Systems' own global MRO facilities.
Since January, the Trent XWB-84 - the world's most efficient large aero engine - has been powering the Airbus A350 XWB airliner commercially.
From October 1, the Doha-based airline will launch the A350 XWB to Munich alongside its existing Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on one of the two double-daily flights to Munich.
The A350 XWB embodies the most advanced technologies and breakthrough innovations in aerodynamics, light-weight materials and aircraft systems.
The latest announcement from Singapore Airlines is another major endorsement for the A350 XWB," said John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers at Airbus.
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