World's newest airliner embarks on first commercial flight

January 15, 2015 6:00 AM

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World's newest airliner embarks on first commercial flight

Dec. 22, 2014: An Airbus A350 XWB is pictured on the tarmac during the first delivery of this new passenger jet at Qatar Airways in Toulouse, southwestern France. (Reuters)

DOHA, Qatar – The world's newest jetliner, the Airbus A350, took to the skies Thursday carrying its first paying passengers from the Gulf Arab nation of Qatar.

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