Bangkok Airways decided to acquire six Airbus A350s for operation on new long range services from Thailand to Europe commencing in 2012. The airline currently operates a fleet of seventeen jet and turboprop aircraft on a network of services to destinations in Thailand and across Asia. This decision by Bangkok Airways takes total firm orders and commitments for the new Airbus A350 to 170 aircraft from 13 customers. Bangkok Airways will announce its engine choice at a later date.
Leonardo secured additional helicopter orders worth €470 million at Heli-Expo 2023
Italian aerospace, defence and security specialist Leonardo S.p.A. (Leonardo) sold approaching 40 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia on March 7-9 this year. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place between 2023 and 2026. The sales involve AW139s, AW169s and AW109s which will be used for energy support, rescue and public service