Hong Kong Airlines Takes Delivery of First
Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its
first Airbus A350-900, on lease from AerCap.
Altogether Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21
Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and
6 on lease from third party lessors.
Hong Kong Airlines has configured its A350-900
with a 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
The aircraft features the airline’s latest cabin
products, including an all-new entertainment system and full
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
service to Los Angeles.