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Airbus wins European nod for new A350 jet

Flying soon: The new Airbus jet is due to enter service with Qatar Airways before year-end.

[PARIS] Planemaker Airbus won European safety approval on Tuesday for the A350, clearing the main regulatory hurdle before its newest and most technically advanced jet can start flying passengers.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said Airbus, the planemaking unit of Airbus Group