14-Jun-2011 10:56 AM

Hong Kong Airlines to order A380s at Paris Airshow

Hong Kong Airlines Ltd spokeswoman Eva Chan stated the carrier would announce either a firm order or a Letter of Intent for A380 equipment in the upcoming Paris Airshow next week, as it seeks to expand its international network (Dow Jones Newswire/Bloomberg, 13-Jun-2011). "Our senior executives are liaising the terms with Airbus on the A380 purchase, and they have yet to decide on the number of aircraft for the Airbus Superjumbo," Ms Eva Chan said. Hong Kong Airlines will be the third new A380 customer this year following Skymark Airlines and Asiana Airlines. Earlier this year, Hong Kong Airlines agreed to order 32 B787s and six B777s to support its expansion.