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British Airways Goes for the A350

British Airways Goes for the A350

British Airways, part of the IAG Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, plus options on another 18. This is part of the carrier’s ongoing long-haul fleet renewal.

“The A350-1000 will bring many benefits to the BA fleet. Its size and range will be an excellent fit for the airline’s existing network and, with lower unit costs, there is opportunity to operate a new range of destinations profitably,” said Willie Walsh, Chief Executive of IAG.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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