New order for Airbus A350

The parent company of British Airways has confirmed it's ordered 18 new Airbus A350 aircraft for its longhaul fleet in a three point nine billion pound deal. .

Big order for Airbus from British Airways

Airbus A350 Credit: Patrick Bernard/ABACA/Press Association Images

The parent company of British Airways has confirmed it's ordered 18 new Airbus A350 aircraft for its longhaul fleet. The planes which are partly designed at the Airbus site in Filton, will be delivered by 2018 in a three point nine billion pound deal.

BA have also bought 12 Airbus A380 superjumbos.