Lufthansa will be offering its customers six new destinations with the A350-900 in the summer flight schedule. Picture: Supplied.

Lufthansa has welcomed its seventh A350-900, a plane with the registration D-AIXG, to Munich. On February 1, after a short downtime for upgrading, the “Mannheim” will take off on its first scheduled flight. 

With a total fleet size of seven aircraft, Lufthansa will be offering its customers six new destinations with the A350-900 in the summer flight schedule: Seoul as of February 1, New York (EWR), Chicago and Denver from March 25 onwards, and Singapore as of March 27. Vancouver will become the newest A350-900 destination on May 1. Lufthansa is already flying the most modern member of its fleet to Tokyo, Beijing, Hong Kong, Boston, Delhi and Mumbai. 

Wilken Bormann, CEO Hub Munich, said when the summer flight schedule goes into effect, passengers will be able to enjoy flights on the world’s most modern long-haul aircraft to six additional destinations.

“The A350-900 is quiet and fuel-efficient, with a cabin that won the German Design Award,” he said.

In 2017, Lufthansa won the German Design Award 2018 in the Excellent Product Design category . The A350-900 seats 293 passengers.The aircraft is the world’s most modern and eco-friendly long-haul aircraft.