31-Aug-2016 8:57 AM

Thai Airways receives first A350

Thai Airways received (30-Aug-2016) its first A350-900 on lease from CIT on 30-Aug-2016. The aircraft is configured with 32 'Royal Silk Class' and 289 economy seats and will initially be used on Bangkok-Chiang Mai service before being deployed on Bangkok-Melbourne service in mid Sep-2016. The airline is the eighth A350 operator and has another 11 A350s on order, including four purchased directly from Airbus and eight under lease agreements. The second aircraft will be delivered in 3Q2016 and will also be used on Bangkok-Melbourne service. [more - original PR - Airbus] [more - original PR - Thai Airways] [more - original PR - Thai Airways - 2]

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