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Airbus in talks with Tatas, Indian carriers for A350XWB aircraft

Wide-bodied planes like A350XWB have larger fuel tanks that allow them to travel longer distances as compared to narrow-bodied aircraft like A320NEO

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is in talks with Tata Group and Indian carriers for a deal regarding the procurement of its wide-bodied A350XWB planes, president and MD of Airbus India & South Asia, Remi Maillard said on Monday.

The Tata Group currently runs four Indian carriers — Air India, Air India Express, Vistara and AirAsia India. In India, only Vistara and Air India have wide-bodied aircraft in their fleet.

Wide-bodied planes like A350XWB have larger fuel tanks that allow them to travel longer distances as compared to narrow-bodied aircraft like A320NEO.

A350XWB aircraft can travel above 8,000 nautical miles, with

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First Published: Mar 21 2022 | 6:35 PM IST

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