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Turkish Airlines selects A-350XWB aircraft

To acquire 25 units plus five options

Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire 25 A-350/900 aircraft plus five options, underlining its strong confidence in the global market-dynamism and growth.

The carrier currently operates an Airbus fleet of 167 airplanes with a further 92 A-321neo on backlog.

Turkey is an integral part of the Airbus supply chain for almost 20 years, being a partner in all industry aircraft programmes, including the A-350XWB.

It is an all new family of mid-size wide-body long-haul airliners shaping the future of air travel, featuring the latest aerodynamic design, carbon fiber fuselage and wings, plus new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. 

At end February 2018 the company has recorded a total of 854 firm orders for the A-350 XWB from 45 customers worldwide.

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