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Air France-KLM Orders 25 Airbus A350-900s

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The Air France-KLM Group has finalized a firm contract for 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, with options for a further 25.

The A350 XWB is the all-new mid-size long range product line comprising three versions and seating between 270 and 350 passengers in three-class layouts.

"We are honoured that our all new, extra efficient A350-900, which has just recently flown on its maiden flight, will become an essential cornerstone in the future fleet development of Air France-KLM, said Fabrice Brgier, Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer. "The A350 XWB's unbeatable economics and environmental credentials will pay nice dividends into the future positioning of the airline, while the aircrafts commonality with the groups existing Airbus fleet will generate further efficiencies and savings.

The Air France-KLM Group currently operates a fleet of just over 190 Airbus aircraft, comprising eight A380s, 31 A330s, 13 A340s, 25 A321s, 54 A320s, 41 A319s and 18 A318s.

At the end of May, the A350 XWB had already won 613 firm orders from 33 customers worldwide.

Air France, KLM, Airbus, A350

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