Airbus A350, world's newest jetliner, takes to skies on first commercial flight from Qatar

January 15, 2015 4:45 AM

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DOHA, Qatar – The world's latest jetliner has taken to the air on its first commercial flight from the Gulf Arab nation of Qatar.

The Airbus A350 operated by Qatar Airways departed the capital of Doha on Thursday morning bound for Frankfurt, Germany. The flight marks the debut of the twin-aisle, long-range plane, which promises to connect smaller cities with major aviation hubs nonstop at a cheaper cost for airlines.

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