Malaysia Airlines has become the first airline to offer a first class cabin on Airbus’s A350-900 aircraft. The three-class aircraft is equipped with a total of four first class seats, 35 business and 247 economy class seats. The airline decided to take delivery of its first of six first-class cabins from Air Lease Corporation, ahead of its debut on its Kuala Lumpur- London Heathrow route on January 15, 2018.
Starting from this month, Malaysia Airlines will deploy the aircraft on the regional routes, ahead of its original debut on the London route in January, which will only kick-off when the airline receives the second A350. The airline currently operates two flights a day on the route, with the second service due to get the aircraft in March.
Travellers looking to experience the new aircraft can see the A350 on the following routes from December 9 to January 14: Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok ( MH782/MH783), Kuala Lumpur – Penang ( MH 1140/ MH 1145), and Kuala Lumpur – Singapore ( MH613/MH616).