Airbus A350 XWB European launch customer Finnair will initially deploy its new aircraft on routes to Shanghai, Bangkok and Beijing when it enters service in the 2nd half of 2015.
Finnair, which has 11 A350s on firm order and another 8 on option, will subsequently roll the aircraft out to its Hong Kong and Singapore services in 2016.
Finnair will operate the aircraft in a 297-seat configuration including 46 business class seats in a 1+2+1 layout. Economy will feature a 3+3+3 layout, including 43 "economy comfort" seats with additional leg-room.
Based on the article “Finnair details initial A350 routes” published in FlightGlobal.