Written on 9th February 2017

Lufthansa A350-900: Take off on a new digital travel experience

The A350-900 is the Lufthansa fleet’s state-of-the-art newcomer. This aircraft is considered the most advanced and most environmentally-friendly long-haul aircraft in the world. For the first time, passengers will have the option of making a selection from the on-board program from home before setting off and adding their favourite items to a playlist.

To do this, all passengers need to do is load the "Lufthansa Companion App" onto their own tablet or mobile phone. The on-board program is available up to six weeks in advance. Once on board, passengers then synchronize their personal favourite playlist with the screen in front of the seat, and there is also the option to use the own mobile device as a second screen. During the flight, passengers can then choose something to watch from their favourites list, and at the same time call up flight information, go on social media websites via FlyNet, do a little online shopping in the WorldShop or find out a few things about the destination they are heading too.

The flight information on offer also gives passengers an opportunity to try out a digital travel experience in 3D. New interactive options make it possible to see the flight route in advance and to call up various different flight views. The A350-900 also offers further improvements to comfort and convenience with larger screens for passengers in all classes.

Lufthansa will be stationing the first ten Airbus A350-900 aircraft in Munich as of February 2017. The first destinations served will be Delhi and Boston. The aircraft can carry 293 passengers - 48 in Business Class, 21 in Premium Economy and 224 in Economy Class.

Source: Lufthansa