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Yemenia Airlines signs MoU for 10 Airbus A320s

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Yemenia, the official carrier of the state of Yemen, based in Sanaa, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 10 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.

Yemenia's A320s will be configured in a two-class configuration with seating for 12 passengers in Business Class and 138 in Economy.

 The aircraft will be deployed to enhance and expand services on regional, African, Indian and European routes.

Saleh Alawaji, Yemenia Member of the Board of Directors, said, "Our long term strategy is to grow with an integrated fleet of super efficient and reliable aircraft. The A320 shares operational and maintenance commonality with our existing Airbus', and will bring added efficiencies. The A320 will also offer our passengers the best cabin comfort in its class."

Yemenia's Airbus fleet includes two A330-200s and three A310s. Sanaa and Aden based, Yemenia's long haul fleet, operate to destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Yemenia placed an order with Airbus in 2007 for ten Airbus A350 XWB.

The A320 Family includes the A318, A319, A320 and A321.

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