Kuwait Airways Takes Delivery of Two New Airbus A330neos
Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of two new Airbus A330neos, which have been named ‘Al Jalboot’ and ‘Al Shuwai.’ The aircraft arrived in Kuwait from the Airbus factory in Toulouse last Thursday, September 29, 2022.
On Sunday (October 2, 2022), Kuwait Airways announced that they have taken delivery of two new Airbus A330neos, which arrived at Kuwait International Airport’s Terminal 4 from the Airbus factory in Toulouse last Thursday, September 29, 2022. The new aircraft will be deployed on medium and long-haul routes to destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu, Istanbul, Sabiha, and Hyderabad. The carrier will also receive their seventh Airbus A320neo in mid-October 2022.
In Sunday’s announcement, Kuwait Airways’ Chairman, Captain Ali Al-Dukhan, said,
“Kuwait Airways is pleased to announce the arrival of the third and fourth Airbus A330-800 to Kuwait, which is the second batch of the A330 aircraft, as this enhances the fleet of Kuwait Airways. From its position as a leading airline in regional and global aviation industry, the company is constantly developing its customer experience, and is steadfast in providing the best of services. Kuwait Airways’ relationship with Airbus extends for over four decades of successful and productive partnership. Moreover, Airbus has significantly contributed to Kuwait Airways’ fleet development, offering us modern and diverse aircraft with technological advancements, that are in line with the latest in the aviation industry.”
Also commenting on the A330neo deliveries, Kuwait Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Maen Razouqi, added,
“The Airbus A330-800 provides our valued customers with a comfortable and exciting travel experience. The new aircraft, includes superior technology and a diversified entertainment system, as well as being manufactured to be environmentally friendly.”
Kuwait Airways’ new A330neos are equipped with the state-of-the-art ‘Air Space’ cabin and can accommodate 235 passengers with 32 lie-flat Business Class, and 203 spacious Economy Class seats. The aircraft are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, delivering a 25 percent lower fuel burn per seat compared to previous generation aircraft. Including the new A330neos, Kuwait Airways’ fleet has grown to 32, including Five Airbus A330-200s, four A330neos, seven Airbus A320ceos, six Airbus A320neos, and 10 Boeing 777-300ERs.
Source: Kuwait Airways