The Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 has rolled out of the airbus paint shop in Toulouse.
The Star Alliance member has ordered 25 Rolls-Royce Trent powered Airbus A350-900 aircraft, valued at $310 million each at list prices, that will gradually replace its A340-600 fleet.
The 293-seat aircraft is configured for 48 in business class, 21 in premium economy, and 224 in economy class.
Lufthansa said it will offer a new service in business class where passengers will be able to serve themselves refreshments between meals in a specially designed self-service area.
Economy class features ergonomically designed seats that include more room to stow personal items.
Lufthansa’s onboard internet system, FlyNet, will be provided in all classes. Features also include a larger personal TV screens featuring the most advanced user interface. An enhanced innovative lighting concept with 12 light scenarios should increase passenger comfort.
Lufthansa said the A350-900 consumes 25% less fuel and produces up to 50% less noise footprint than similar aircraft types.