Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of its first A330-200, becoming a new operator for the type. Its part of the fleet renewal plan of the Southwest Asian country. Announced in February 2014 Kuwait Airways is leasing 12 Airbus aircraft (7 A320ceo and 5 A330-200s) in addition to the purchase of 25 aircraft (10 A350-900 and 15 A320neo).
Kuwait Airways’ first A330-200 accommodates a three-class configuration of 17 full-sleeper first class modules, 30 very high-comfort business and 165 latest standard economy seats, a combination that shows a clear attention to comfort and efficiency detailed in the features that also include the latest Entertainment systems, and Connectivity throughout the cabin.
The A330 has to date won over 1,500 orders, with over 1,100 flying with some 110 operators worldwide.
Featured image (top): Up and close with the first A330-200 of Kuwait Airways (Image © H. Goussé / Master Films / Airbus S.A.S.)