Lufthansa takes delivery of its first A350
Airbus announced that Lufthansa has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 25 A350-900s that Lufthansa has on order.
Powered by Rolls-Royce engines, Lufthansa’s A350 XWB will feature a three-class cabin layout with 48 seats in Business, 21 seats in Premium Economy and 224 seats in Economy.
At the same time, Lufthansa announced that its first A350-900 landed at its home airport of Munich airport on the 21st of December 2016. With a total of ten aircraft, Lufthansa stations the long-haul fleet at the Munich hub.
The airline will deploy their first A350s on long-haul routes from Munich to Delhi and Munich to Boston. Previously it said that the scheduled service between Munich and Delhi will start on 10th of February 2017.
To date, Airbus claimed it has recorded a total of 810 firm orders for the A350 XWB from 43 customers worldwide.
Lufthansa now operates a fleet of 415, including the new A350.
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