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Qatar Airways inaugurates A350, throws down gauntlet to Lufthansa

GOOD FIT: Qatar has ordered 80 A350s, comprising 38 of the 350-900 variant and 42 of the larger 350-1000s.


QATAR Airways has become the first airline to start regular flights with Airbus's most advanced plane, the A350, throwing down a challenge to Germany's Lufthansa at its home airport.

Lufthansa has been a fierce critic of Middle Eastern airlines including Qatar, Emirates