Multiple Effects of Emirates A350 XWB Series Cancellation

Airbus announces Emirates Airlines cancels all Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft.

Emirates orders 70 A350 XWB in total, worth to billion of dollar. The first delivery was planned in 2019, consist of fifty A350-900 Series and twenty A350-1000 Series. However, the order was placed in 2007 and so another airlines can fill for Emirates slot.
First A350 XWB Will Be Owned By Qatar Airways

First A350 XWB Will Be Owned By Qatar Airways

The decision comes after Emirates reviewing its fleet and company strategy to compete with world's airlines. Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airlines stated that he was going to cancel the order came this week and he claimed there was no performance issue, the main reason was about Emirates' fleet requirements analysis and review.

In other hand, Emirates remain order about fifty super jumbo jet Airbus A380-800, the order had confirmed in November 2013 during Dubai Air Show.

Airbus COO-costumers, John Leahy said that the cancellation should not be the world news. He added, Emirates' president changes his mind time to time and possibly to change his mind in the future. John stated that Airbus A350 XWB program was remarkable and in the great shape, life goes on and another airlines is on the waiting list for the order. There is no reported the financial effect and impact with Airbus' production line or financial matters.

Another stories come from Rolls-Royce, the engine maker of Airbus A350 XWB states that the cancellation will cut the backlog and they hope another airlines will take Emirates' slot soon.

Rolls-Royce's order book will decrease about US$ 4.4 billion due to cancellation from Emirates.  Rolls-Royce believes the demand of Airbus A350 XWB stay high. Airbus A350 XWB series was reported sold about 700 aircraft and equal to 1,400 of Rolls-Royce Trent's engine. Airbus A350 XWB is one of the break through in worldwide aviation, fulfilling market with advanced wide body aircraft.

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