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Laos Airlines">Laos Airlines">Laos Airlines - the national airline of Laos Peoples Democratic Republic (Laos) which has just signed a contract with Airbus to purchase two A320 aircraft becomes a new Airbus customer.
Laos airline will operate the aircrafts on routes which link Vientiane to key destinations in Southeast Asia, including Bangkok and Singapore. Powered by CFM International CFM56 engines, the aircraft will highly provide comfort to passengers. It is equipped with a two-class design, including 126 economy seats and 16 seats in business class.
According to Somphone Douangdara - Laos airlines chairman, with the A320, Laos airlines will introduce a high level in service when expanding international route network. Besides bringing the most comfortable for passengers on the flight, the airline also takes advantage of the low operating cost when purchasing this modern and fuel savings aircraft.
The A320 family (A318, A319, A320 and A321) is recognized as the standard single-aisle aircraft. With over 7,800 A320 family aircraft have been sold and more than 4,700 aircraft delivered to 330 customers and operators worldwide, it became most successful single-aisle aircraft in the world.
In Vietnam, Laos airlines now offers direct flights from Hanoi to Luang Prabang, Vientiane and from Ho Chi Minh City to Paske, Vientiane or the stages which link to Vietnam Airlines, namely Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Rep - Paske, Hanoi - Vientiane - Luang Prabang.