Asiana Airlines places order for six Airbus A380s
Asiana Airlines of South Korea has become a new customer for the A380 following the signature of a firm order for six aircraft.
Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2014 and the airline plans to operate the aircraft with a premium layout on key routes to Europe and the US. The carrier will make an engine selection for its A380 fleet in the near future.
“With the A380 Asiana will be able to take its award-winning service to a new level, offering the very highest standards of comfort in the sky," said Yoon Young-Doo, President and CEO, Asiana Airlines.
Following today's announcement, total firm orders for the aircraft stand at 240 from 18 customers worldwide.