A350-900 The Airbus A350 XWB is a family of long-range, wide-body airliners developed by Airbus. Originally launched in 2004 as an A330 development with composite wings and new engines, it was redesigned in 2006 as the "XWB" (eXtra Wide Body) new design, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB turbofans. The A350-900 is the first A350 model, has a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of 280 tonnes, typically seats 325 passengers, and has a range of 8,100 nm (15,000 km). Airbus says that per seat, the Boeing 777-200ER should have a 16 percent heavier manufacturer's empty weight, a 30 percent higher block fuel consumption, and 25 percent higher cash operating costs than the A350-900. The −900 is designed to compete with the Boeing 777 and 787 (777-200ER/LR, Boeing 777-8, and Boeing 787-10), while replacing the Airbus A340-300 and A340-500.
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Rolls-Royce Trent XWB