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Libyan Wings orders three A350 XWBs and four A320neo’s

By BA StaffLibyan Wings, a newly launched Tripoli based airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for three Airbus A350-900s and four Airbus A320neo’s.

The carrier is building up its fleet with aircraft orders announced at the 2013 Dubai Airshow.

Libyan Wings is expected to start operations for passenger charter and freight from early 2014.

Wisam Al Masri, Chairman of Libyan Wings said:

“The A350 XWB and A320neo will play a significant role in ensuring that our new airline operates one of the most modern and efficient fleets in the Middle East region moving forward. With these fuel-efficient aircraft we will be able to offer passengers the highest levels of comfort on both long haul and shorter regional routes, while benefitting from the lowest operating costs and best environmental performance.”

John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers said:

“It’s very exciting to see a new airline starting its business today with our efficient, latest generation A320neo and A350 XWB Families. This means that the Airbus product line, from single aisle to widebody clearly meets customer requirements in the world’s most competitive and demanding markets like the Middle East. Whether for short regional services or long intercontinental routes, Airbus has the right products with the lowest operating costs and best in class comfort standards.”

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