Malaysia Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900 coming from Air Lease

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

Malaysia Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, leased coming from Air Lease Corporation.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

The carrier becomes the 17th airline to operate the planet’s newest, most modern as well as efficient twin engine widebody airliner.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

The delivery was celebrated upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

ALC receives its first A350-900 out of an order for 29 A350 Family aircraft.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

Eventually Malaysia Airlines will operate six A350-900s, all leased coming from ALC.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

Malaysia Airlines will initially deploy the aircraft on flights within Asia.

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A350-900 Coming From Air Lease

coming from the first quarter of 2018, the A350 will fly on the airline’s premier long-haul service coming from Kuala Lumpur to London.

Malaysia Airlines is usually the first carrier to offer a first-class cabin from the A350-900.

The aircraft is usually configured in a three-class cabin format having a total of 286 seats.

which comprises four in first class, 35 in business, featuring convertible seats to fully flat beds, as well as 247 in economy.

Malaysia Airlines already operates 24 Airbus aircraft including six A380, 15 A330-300 as well as three A330-200F on its regional routes as well as long-haul services.

Malaysia Airlines chief executive, Captain Izham Ismail, said: “We are very excited to welcome which completely new addition to our family.

“With its technological advancements the A350-900 is usually an important milestone for us on which journey, helping boost our competitiveness on our long-haul flights.

“The addition of the A350-900 also underlines our commitment to operate a young as well as modern fleet.”

The A350 XWB benefits coming from the latest aerodynamic design, carbon fibre fuselage as well as wings, plus completely new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines.

Together, these latest technologies translate into unrivalled levels of operational efficiency, having a 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn as well as emissions, as well as significantly lower maintenance costs.

Malaysia Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900 coming from Air Lease

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