NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2019) – Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG), a leading aircraft operating lessor, announced today the delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to Asiana Airlines, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease to Asiana Airlines. The aircraft was transferred to Asiana Airlines at a ceremony in the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse. The second aircraft is scheduled for delivery in October.
“ACG is extremely excited to deliver our first A350XWB aircraft into the Asiana Airlines operation and is delighted to continue a long-standing and important relationship with Asiana Airlines,” said Khanh T. Tran, president and CEO of ACG.
“We are delighted to introduce the 8th A350 into our fleet with ACG’s support. This aircraft will further enhance our long-haul network operation. We believe this aircraft, equipped with the newest cabin interior, will bring an exceptional passenger experience to our customers,” said Danny Kim, General Manager of Asiana Airlines, Inc.