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Cathay Pacific to order 32 new single-aisle Airbus aircraft

Cathay Pacific to order 32 new single-aisle Airbus aircraft

The Cathay Group announces its plans to buy up to 32 Airbus A321neo and A320neo planes as it continues to invest in developing and modernizing its fleet and increasing flight connectivity at the Hong Kong international aviation hub. The Group is expected to have received up to more than 70 new aircraft.

By the time they are delivered in 2029, these planes will be a part of the fleets of Cathay Pacific and HK Express, which mostly fly to locations in China and other parts of Asia.

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“We are committed to investing in the long-term future of the Group and the Hong Kong international aviation hub, which is expected to grow exponentially with the operation of the Three-Runway System,” Cathay Group Chief Executive Officer Ronald Lam said.

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In order to better serve Cathay Pacific and HK Express, we have been able to strengthen the growth of our regional and Chinese Mainland networks.

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“We are dedicated to investing in our customers‘ experiences as we work to realise our aim of becoming one of the top service companies in the world. These aircraft have the most recent technical advancements to give our passengers a journey that is quieter, more pleasant, and more fuel-efficient.

The Group has already taken possession of 13 of the 32 A321neos that it ordered in 2017. This purchase intention will add 32 single-aisle Airbus aircraft to the Group’s fleet.

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