An A350-1000 has been finished in Toulouse, France. It will be tested during the summer. The first A350’s will be delivered in mid-2017. Qatar Airways will again be the launch customers. They were the launch customers of the A350-900 too. Other customers include UA, BA, Etihad and Cathay Pacific. The A350-1000 will compete with the Boeing 777-300ER and the 777X. The A350 will feature Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. At the moment, this is the most powerful engine ever used on an Airbus aircraft.