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Airbus’s newest and largest wide-body aircraft has completed its demonstration tour of the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, before it starts service with launch customer Qatar Airways.
The new aircraft can accommodate 40 additional seats across business and economy class and features increased overhead storage. The cabin uses an Airspace design, with smooth curves, f lowing lines and innovative LED lighting, with 16.7 million colours to create the desired mood. Carriers can also choose sunrise and sunset themes to help reduce passengers’ jet lag.
The aircraft has already received 169 orders from 11 customers, including Cathay Pacific and Etihad. airbus.com