Nine more Airbus A330s for Hong Kong Airlines

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Hong Kong Airlines has ordered another nine Airbus A330-300s to be used across Asia and beyond.

The airline is expecting to have 50 aircraft by the end of 2018 and its fleet, which consists entirely of Airbus’, is made up of 11 A320s and 22 A330s including five A330-200 Freighters.

Hong Kong Airlines president, Zhang Kui says: “Today’s announcement underscores our plan to operate an extensive regional network in Asia.”

“The A330’s flexibility also allows us to further deploy these aircraft to some long haul routes in the future, and we are going to operate the all-new A350 XWB in 2017 which will open a new chapter of our international operations.”

Airbus chief operating officer customers, John Leahy says: “We are extremely pleased that Hong Kong Airlines again places its confidence in our products to expand its widebody fleet. With the A330, the carrier will be operating the most cost-efficient and versatile widebody aircraft, both now and in the future.”