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SINGAPORE — Airbus Group NV showcased its A350 in Singapore, the first full display of the wide-body plane at an international air show, as the planemaker seeks to build on Asian orders for a model that takes on Boeing Co’s Dreamliner. 

An Airbus A350-900 sits on the tarmac during a media preview at Changi International Airport ahead of the Singapore Airshow on Monday. (Photo by AFP)

The new aircraft, set to begin commercial service with Qatar Airways Ltd in the fourth quarter of this year, is on static display and will participate in flying on Tuesday and Thursday after at the Singapore Airshow, said Fernando Alonso, senior vice-president for flight and integration tests.

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