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PHOTOS: Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

ZAGREB, 6 July 2021 – One of the world’s most modern commercial aircraft has landed this morning at a Croatian airport for the first time. 

Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 aircraft landed at Zagreb Airport for the first time in history on Tuesday morning.

The A350-1000 is the longest-fuselage version of Airbus’ family of twin-aisle, wide-body jetliners. It measures almost 74 metres from nose-to-tail and can accommodate around 400 passengers. 

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

The aircraft, which has a range of over 16,000 kilometres, first entered into service in back in 2018. 

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

“Passengers can expect a spacious and quiet cabin, wider seats and elegant ambient lighting that contributes to a beautiful interior while also minimising the effects of jetlag,” is how Airbus describes the A350-1000.  

The Qatar Airways A350-1000 aircraft landed at Zagreb Airport on a charter flight from Doha. It is set to departure from Zagreb at to George Bush Airport in Houston, Texas.

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Back in April 2016, as part of its test flights, Airbus landed a A350-900 aircraft at Pula Airport in Croatia, but it was a training flight, without passengers, only a year after the aircraft of this type entered commercial operations.

Qatar Airways' A350-1000 aircraft lands at Zagreb Airport for first time in history

(Photo credit: Josip Škof)

Qatar Airways has 19  A350-1000 versions in its fleet.

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