26-Jan-2012 8:55 AM

Hong Kong Airlines takes delivery of its first A320; A330-200 added to fleet

Hong Kong Airlines has become (25-Jan-2012) a new operator of Airbus single aisle aircraft, following the delivery of its first A320. The aircraft is the first of 30 A320s ordered by the airline and is powered by CFM International's CFM56 engines. Seating 152 passengers in two classes, the A320s will be operated across the carrier’s regional network, linking Hong Kong with destinations in mainland China, and North and South East Asia. Hong Kong Airlines has also taken delivery of its latest A330-200, featuring a new all-premium class layout configured with 116 seats. The aircraft will be used to launch new non-stop services to London. The delivery increases the carrier’s in-service widebody fleet to 10 aircraft, comprising seven A330-200 passenger aircraft and three A330-200Fs. [more - CAPA Analysis]

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