Qatar Airways, which is the launch customer for the Airbus A350-1000, is looking to establish more long-haul routes from its home base in Doha to Asia when it takes delivery of its first -1000 in 2017. “We will see how the routes using this aircraft evolve as it is used, but we will look at Asia as well as Europe and the USA,” Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker told ATW on the sidelines of the Singapore Airshow. “We are keeping our plans close to our chest, and have no specific ...

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