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February 1, 2023, 12:20 PM

Airbus, Qatar Airways Settle A350 Surface Degradation Dispute

Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.

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