Monday, October 1, 2012
Philippine Airlines Orders Additional Airbus A330s
Philippine Airlines (PAL) placed a firm order for 10 Airbus A330-300s.
The Asia-Pacific carrier’s latest purchase agreement follows an order placed in August for 44 A321s and 10 A330s, according to Airbus.
Airbus said PAL selected the 240 tonne high gross weight model of the A330, in an effort to operate the aircraft non-stop to any destination in the Asia-Pacific region.
“This additional order will complete our current medium-to-long range requirements under our fleet modernization program,” said PAL Chairman Lucio Tan and PAL President Ramon S. Ang. “With the latest enhanced versions of the A330 we will be providing our passengers the highest levels of in-flight comfort, while benefitting from the low operating costs offered by these super-efficient aircraft.”