The first Airbus A350-900 Delta Air Lines was delivered

On July 13 2017, the first Airbus A350-900 Delta Air Lines was delivered. We know it's been a while since the news, but we can't miss it. We add it to the archive of the site. Why?

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Because Delta Air Lines is the first carrier in North America with this type of aircraft in the fleet.

Airbus A350-900 Delta Air Lines

The new A350 Delta aircraft is configured in 3 classes and offers 306 seats: 32 seats in Delta One cabin, 48 seats in Delta Premium Select and 226 seats in the main cabin. At the same time, it is the first long-haul Delta Air Lines aircraft with an 2Ku connection for high-speed internet.



The aircraft will enter commercial service starting October 30, 2017, with the first flight operated on the route Detroit - Tokyo Narita. Subsequently, Delta will fly with A350-900 aircraft to Seoul and Beijing, plus other destinations in Asia.

Delta officials hope the new aircraft Airbus A350-900 to improve up to 20% operating / seat costs compared to current Boeing 747-400 aircraft. We know that Airbus A350-900 aircraft are equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, which are much more fuel efficient.

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