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A Qatar Airways Airbus A350-1000 XWB enters the Terminal 8 ramp at JFK Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

Qatar’s A350-1000 Lands at New York-JFK

Qatar Airways launched the Airbus A350-1000XWB on its first regularly scheduled route to the United States for the airline on Sunday, placing it on the popular Doha to New York route. The first flight of the new service landed Sunday afternoon, replacing the Boeing 777-300ER as the aircraft for Qatar’s second daily flight to New York, and marking JFK Airport’s first scheduled Airbus A350-1000XWB service. [caption id="attachment_27829" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Qatar Airways launched Airbus A350-1000 service on the Doha-New York route…

Airbus A350-1000 Arrives in the U.S. for the First Time

The Airbus A350-1000, the largest variant of the A350 family, has reached a new milestone in its short flying career, landing in the United States for the first time. Operated by Qatar Airways, the launch customer for the type, the aircraft touched down at Philadelphia International Airport shortly after 11:30…