1 MAY 2017

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First A350-900 for Asiana

South Korea has joined the A350-900 club with Asiana Airlines taking delivery of its first of 30 orders for the world’s newest twin-engine widebody airliner. The carrier becomes the 12th airline to operate the aircraft.

Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with 311 seats in a three-class layout with 28 seats in its Business Class convertible to fully flat beds, 36 in Premium Economy and 247 in the main cabin.

Asiana says it will operate the aircraft initially on flights within Asia and from the third quarter of 2017 will deploy it on its main long-haul routes to Europe and the US, beginning with services between Seoul, London and San Francisco.

Airbus says the A350 XWB features the latest aerodynamic design, carbon fibre fuselage and wings, plus new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines, producing a 25% reduction in fuel burn and emissions, and lower maintenance costs.

Asiana said: “The spaciousness, quietness, beautiful interior and mood lighting in the cabin contribute to superior levels of comfort and well-being, setting new standards in terms of flight experience for all passengers.”

Airbus has recorded 821 firm orders for the A350 XWB from 44 customers worldwide, making it one of the most successful widebody aircraft.

www.flyasiana.com

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