Cathay Pacific confirms order for 32 Airbus single-aisle aircraft

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Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific yesterday reaffirmed its commitment to purchase up to 32 new Airbus A320neo and A321neo.

The new single-aisle aircraft will join the fleets of Cathay Pacific and the subsidiary Hong Kong Express as soon as they are delivered, by 2029, and serve regional destinations in mainland China and elsewhere in Asia, Cathay Pacific said. “These aircraft are equipped with the latest technological improvements to offer our customers a quieter, more comfortable and more fuel-efficient journey.“, added its general manager Ronald Lam.

Benefiting from the airline recovery with the end of Hong Kong’s “zero-Covid” policy, the airline this week reported net profit of $546 million in the first half of 2023, its best interim result in more than a decade. and a reversal of the situation compared to the losses of the previous three years.

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