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