Airbus A350 XWB in Qatar Airways Livery

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Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker, together with Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO and Didier Evrard, Executive Vice President Head of A350 XWB programme, at a ceremony revealing the special customer livery on A350 XWB flight test-aircraft MSN 4 which will be on static and air display at the Singapore Airshow.

Photo Credit: Airbus

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Qatar Airways One World Alliance

Finally the word is out. This morning Qatar Airways CEO Mr.Akber Al Baker signed the official alliance with One World and displayed their sexy Boeing 777 (A7-BAA) in the One World livery.

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Although the aircraft still had the engines in the regular QR livery which looked a bit odd. Look forward to seeing more of the birds in the One World livery.

Here is the aircraft in daylight at Hamad International Airport

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Here is the link to the ferry flight of A7-BAA from Dublin as QR 3250 to Doha on Flightradar24.

http://www.flightradar24.com/2013-10-27/23:18/12x/QTR3250

Photo credits: photo by El-AMD

Qatar Airways Airbus A 380 takes to the skies

Finally #1 A 380 of the worlds 5 star airline Qatar Airways took to the skies on it’s maiden flight. The aircraft which had it’s first flight is MSN 137 F-WWST off the assembly line at Toulouse.

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Soon after the first flight the aircraft was ferried to Hamburg for outfitting and painting. Soon we will get to see the super jumbo in Qatar Airways livery.

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The competitors from the middle east seen at Toulouse.

Where do you expect to see QR deploy the Super Jumbo? Thoughts?

Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 on Flickr

“KitKat” to be next version of Android 4.4 says Google

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Google executive Sundar Pichai confirmed KitKat as the latest version of Android 4.4 on the company’s official Google+ page. This news comes in after ‘KeyLime’ doing the rumours as the next version of Android.

As we all are aware that all the Android operating system’s are named after desserts such as: Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

Google has signed a partnership deal with Nestle as Kit Kat is it’s product worldwide. Apparently both the companies have not exchanged any money for this deal and will work on a cross promotion deal.

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Sundar says ” On my return from Asia, I was also thrilled to find this guy waiting to greet me on the front lawn — love the new #AndroidKitKat statue and can’t wait to release the next version of the platform that is as sweet as the candy bar that’s one of our team’s favorites :)”

Where as Nestle on their website have said “To mark the release of Android KitKat, more than 50 million specially branded Kit Kat bars will be available in 19 markets including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Middle East, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States”.

Qatar Airways Airbus A-380 On Course for 2014 Delivery

Here are 2 of the 10 ordered Airbus 380 super jumbo jets of the worlds 5 star airline Qatar Airways.

The first is expected to be pushed into service in Q2 2014 and hopefully the brand new Hamad International Airport will be operational by the.

Looking forward to seeing these beauties in Qatar Airways livery. The aircrafts are currently undergoing Final Assembly and The aircrafts are MSN137 which is currently on the flight line/Paint Hangar and MSN143 which will be rolled out in coming weeks.

Also assembly of Qatar Airways A380 #3 has begun at the Airbus factory in Toulouse.

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Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 on Flickr

Qatar Airways A380 In Production

Finally Airbus has begun production of the very first super jumbo jet the Airbus 380 for Qatar Airways. To be registered as A7-AKA (MSN 137/F-WWST) the airframe below is undergoing production in Toulouse with expected delivery in March 2014.

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Meanwhile parts for the second airframe of Qatar Airways have started arriving in Tolouse.

 

Photo Credits: A380_TLS_A350 and Olivier Cabaret