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. Read more

Finnair tweaks Asian services

June 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News

BANGKOK, 23 June 2017: Finnair will upgrade its winter season services from Helsinki to Phuket and Krabi, in South Thailand, from Airbus A330 to A350 aircraft.

Flights operate from 9 October to late March 2018. The airline will offer three flights weekly to Phuket and two flights weekly to Krabi.

The flight to Krabi will depart Helsinki at 1915 and arrive at 1030 the following mornings. Departures are on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more