Hong Kong Airlines Acquires Nine Airbus A330s


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Hong Kong Airlines Acquires Nine Airbus A330s. Airbus A330-300

Hong Kong Airlines Acquires Nine Airbus A330s. Picture shown the Airbus A330-300 while taking off runway. Photo credit goes to Airbus. Hong Kong Airlines said had bought nine aircraft Airbus A330-300s.

They worth to USD 2.3 billion on the list price. Trying to strengthen its Asian network as a growing Chinese middle class takes to the skies.

The Hong Kong-based airline, where a wide variety of cities in mainland China served as well as international routes, said the nine A330-300 aircraft would cover a wide range of destinations in Asia. Hong Kong Airlines was founded in 2006 and operates a fleet of 11 Airbus A320s and 22 A330s.

Its international destinations include Bangkok and Osaka, and will launch a route between Hong Kong and Auckland, New Zealand in November this year. The purchase comes as China on Tuesday predicted to become the first aviation market trillion dollars worldwide, with residents of mainland China air transport in increasing numbers.

Analysts say China is expected to add more than 6,800 new aircraft to its commercial fleet. Until 2035 the market worth more than USD 1 trillion.
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