Hong Kong Airlines flies A350s

September 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Lens Lines

BANGKOK, 13 September 2017 – Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, on lease from AerCap, making the carrier the 15th airline to operate the world’s newest twin aisle airliner.

Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21 Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and six on lease from third party lessors.

It has configured its A350-900 with a premium three-class layout with a total of 334 seats, comprising 33 in business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 108 in the new cabin class “economy comfort” and 193 in economy class.

After an initial period flying on regional routes, Hong Kong Airlines’ A350-900 will begin long haul operations in December this year, flying on the carrier’s non-stop service to Los Angeles.

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