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Afriqiyah Airways orders 10 A350-900s

13-Nov-2012 9:04 AM

Afriqiyah Airways placed (12-Nov-2012) a firm order for four A350-900 aircraft and converted its existing order for six A350-800s to A350-900s. The airline plans to deploy the aircraft on new routes to the US, Middle East and Asia. The aircraft are scheduled to commence delivery in 2014. Airbus COO customers John Leahy said, "We are convinced that the A350’s unbeatable economics and superior passenger comfort will be key contributors to Afriqiyah’s continued success." [more - original PR]