PARIS, June 28 (KUNA) -- Libyan Airlines has taken delivery of its first
Airbus A330-200 long-haul carrier which will be used on the Middle East hub
around Dubai and Jeddah, as well as on Asian and European trunk routes, Airbus
said in a statement Friday.
The A330-200 has a catalogue price of USD 216.10 million and Libyan
Airlines has three others on order.
In a modernisation bid, the airline is also purchasing four A350-800
planes, with a unit value of USD 254.3 million, but prices can vary depending
on numbers of planes purchased, training costs, and spare parts and
Libya's national airline already operates seven Airbus, mid-range A320
The A330's configuration will provide 24 business seats and 235 economy
seats and Libyan Airlines is the latest operator to opt for the A330, which is
in service with 100 operators with 900 of this type of aircraft being used.
Airbus said that it has so far received 1,200 orders for the A330 family of
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