Qatar Airways revealed last week that Airbus had cancelled its order for 50 A321neo aircraft allegedly in response to the airline’s refusal to accept delivery of further A250 aircraft until the issues with its A350 aircraft are solved. Qatar Airways is currently suing Airbus over what it described as the “accelerated surface degradation” of the A350. The airline released a video late last week showing apparent damage to its aircraft. In a statement Qatar Airways said that the video shows that the “defects are not superficial and one of the defects causes the aircraft’s lightning protection system to be exposed

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