Tue, Aug 30, 2011
New Customer For Airbus' Single Aisle Product Line
Lao Airlines, the national carrier of the Lao People's
Democratic Republic (Laos), has signed a contract with Airbus for
the purchase of two A320 aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer.
The aircraft will be operated by Lao Airlines on routes linking
Vientiane to key destinations in South East Asia, including Bangkok
Powered by CFM56 engines from CFM International, the aircraft
will feature a high comfort two class layout seating 126 passengers
in the main cabin and 16 in Business Class.
"The A320 will see Lao Airlines introduce a new level of premium
service as we expand our international route network," said
Somphone Douangdara, President of Lao Airlines. "In addition to the
highest standards of in-flight comfort, Lao Airlines will also
benefit from the extremely low operating costs offered by these
modern, fuel-efficient aircraft."
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