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Hong Kong Airlines confirms order for six A330-200s; to start long-haul services to Europe

8-Apr-2010 8:33 AM

Hong Kong Airlines finalised (07-Apr-2010) a firm order with Airbus for six A330-200s. The contract firms up an MoU announced during the Singapore Airshow earlier this year. The new aircraft will be powered by PW 4000 engines. Hong Kong Airlines now has a total of 23 A330s on order, with the first of these to be delivered in 2Q2010, to be initially be used on existing routes and later to launch the airline's first services to Europe (the carrier has already announced plans to launch Hong Kong-Moscow service on 23-Jun-2010). [more]