Malaysia Airlines to fly A350-900 by 2017

3/05/2016 Matt Siow 0 Comments

Our national carrier, Malaysia Airlines shared that it has ordered four brand new Airbus A350-900s aircraft under lease agreement.

Illustration of Malaysia Airlines A350-900 livery

From understanding that the new Airbus planes will be used for Kuala Lumpur - London (Heathrow) route in year 2017. Furthermore, these order will allow standby aircraft for any scheduled maintenance and enabling future network expansion.

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) also indicated that A380s are due for scheduled maintenance at the beginning of the second quarter this year, which will mean an average of one A380 aircraft being out of commission for the remainder of 2016.

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