Kuwait opts for A350 and A320neo
Kuwait Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy ten Airbus A350-900 and fifteen A320neo Family aircraft. The order is part of the carrier’s fleet renewal strategy. The carrier already operates three A320, three A310, five A300 and four A340 Family aircraft.
“The Airbus Family is the ideal choice for an airline like ours,” said Kuwait Airways acting chairman Jassar Al Jassar. “The A350-900 will strengthen our long haul route development whilst the A320neo will further boost our regional route network. These aircraft are an essential part of our ambitious growth plans.”
“It’s great to see our long-standing customer Kuwait Airways, building its future with our newest, most efficient aircraft families,” said John Leahy, Airbus chief operating officer, customers. “In choosing the A320neo and A350 XWB, Kuwait Airways will offer its passengers the industry’s best-in-class cabin experience on both long and short haul routes, flying them comfortably in the widest seats in all classes.”