KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Company (KAC) will is set to receive two more A330 aircraft, as part of a contract with Airbus to lease 22 aircrafts. The new aircrafts will support the new hubs to be opened in September. KAC had received the 10th new aircraft on Thursday, an A330 wide body aircraft, and it was given the name ‘Sabahiya.’
In February 2014, Kuwait Airways announced the lease of 12 Airbus aircraft including 7 A320ceo and 5 A330-200s in addition to the purchase of 25 aircraft including 10 A350-900 and 15 A320neo Family aircraft marking the start of a major fleet renewal plan.
Kuwait Airways’ A330-200 plane accommodates a three-class configuration of 17 full-sleeper first class modules, 30 very high-comfort business and 165 latest standard economy seats, a combination that shows a clear attention to comfort and efficiency detailed in the features that also include the latest Entertainment systems, and connectivity throughout the cabin. The A330 is one of the most popular wide body aircraft ever and has to date won over 1,500 orders, with over 1,100 flying with some 110 operators worldwide.
By A Saleh