Malaysia Airlines in today’s schedule update (10AUG17) opened reservation for planned Airbus A350-900XWB operation, set to enter service in winter 2017/18 season. Currently, the first A350 operating route available for reservation is Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow route, gradually replacing A380.
Configuration of the A350 is F4C31Y251. Planned A350 service entry date as follow (KUL departure).
eff 15JAN18 MH004/001
eff 05MAR18 MH003/002
MH004 KUL0900 – 1525LHR EQV D
MH002 KUL2315 – 0455+1LHR EQV 6
MH002 KUL2330 – 0535+1LHR EQV x6
MH003 LHR1000 – 0700+1KUL EQV D
MH001 LHR2125 – 1825+1KUL EQV D
Based on current schedule, the airline’s A380 service to London Heathrow will see last flight on 04MAR18 from KUL, 05MAR18 from LHR.