Global passenger carrier Lufthansa on Wednesday revealed plans to introduce services of its latest state - of - the - art long - haul aircraft, the Airbus 350 - 900, on the Munich - Mumbai route.
"The second destination in India that we serve out of Munich - - Munich - Mumbai - - will soon be served with the Airbus 350 - 900, " said Carsten Spohr, Chairman of Executive Board and CEO Lufthansa Group.
On February 11, 2017, New Delhi became the first destination worldwide where Lufthansa started commercial operations with Airbus 350 - 900.
"With the A350 - 900, Lufthansa scripts a milestone in their fleet - strategy by entering the two - litre fleet - category, " Spohr elaborated.
"This state - of - the - art aircraft marks a generational change on long - haul routes with 25 per cent less fuel consumption, 25 per cent less carbon dioxide emissions and 50 per cent less noise. "
According to Spohr, the airline wants to further strengthen its presence in India and will bring in new products to meet the foreseen "tremendous growth" coming from the region.