Airbus and Lufthansa marked a key milestone on 21 December 2016 with handover of the German flag carrier’s first A350-900, which will be based in MunichAirbus, Alexandre Doumenjou - Master Fil
Highlighting the superior levels of comfort and well-being offered by Airbus’ A350 XWB, Lufthansa’s initial A350-900 aircraft is configured in a three-class layout with 293 seatsAirbus, Alexandre Doumenjou - Master Fil
Passengers on Lufthansa’s no. 1 A350-900 – which was delivered by Airbus on 21 December 2016 – will experience the highest levels of comfort in a quiet cabin that includes the latest innovationsAirbus, Alexandre Doumenjou - Master Fil
Take off of the first A350-900 for Lufthansa, On 21 December 2016, Lufthansa took delivery of its first A350-900 to become the 10th operator of this highly-efficient widebody aircraft worldwideAirbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - MasterFilm
The first phase of A350 XWB route-proving flights took Airbus’ newest jetliner from Toulouse, France over the North Pole to Iqaluit Airport in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. On its return flight, the A350-900 made a stopover in Frankfurt, Germany for visits by personnel from Lufthansa – one of the 38 customers placing firm orders for the A350 Family to date. The world route proving flights are demonstrating the A350-900 version’s readiness for airline operations, and will include operations to14 major airports worldwide.
The A350 XWB’s successful Early Long Flight evaluations – which were performed 2-3 June 2014 from Toulouse, France – are highlighted with comments from their passengers, consisting of Airbus employees selected in recognition of strong work performance. Operating the MSN002 developmental aircraft in typical airline conditions with cabin crews from Air France and Lufthansa (two of the A350 XWB’s current customers), the Early Long Flight campaign is part of Airbus’ commitment to ensuring the next-generation jetliner’s maturity at service entry – which is planned for the fourth quarter of 2014.
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