THAI becomes new customer for A350 XWB and A320 Family
- Aircraft to bring new levels of comfort and eco-efficiency
In addition to the aircraft ordered from Airbus, the airline is also leasing eight additional A350-900s and six more A320s from third party lessors.
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"The A350 XWB and A320 will play a significant role in ensuring that THAI operates one of the most modern and efficient fleets in the region moving forwards. They will also help THAI strengthen its competitiveness, increase its market share and ensure its future as a strong and sustainable airline," said Piyasvasti Amranand, President of THAI. "With these fuel-efficient aircraft we will be able to offer passengers the highest levels of comfort on both long haul and shorter regional routes while benefitting from the lowest operating costs and cleaner environmental performance."
"This order from THAI reflects the unbeatable operating economics offered by the Airbus product range across the various market sectors," said John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer, Customers, Airbus. "Whether for short regional services or long intercontinental routes, Airbus has the right products with the lowest operating costs to meet every airline requirement."
Source : Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)