OASIS HONG KONG AIRLINES LIMITED
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines acquires two 747-400s
16 March 2006
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines is very pleased to announce the acquisition of its first two aircraft. The aircraft are B747-400 previously operated and maintained by Singapore Airlines and SIA Engineering Co. Ltd. respectively.
Mr. Stephen Miller, CEO, commented: "Demand for these two aircraft from leading full service carriers has been very strong. So we are absolutely delighted to have secured them as they are in excellent condition and perfect for our exclusive new long haul,non-stop services priced for the budget conscious traveller.
Mr. Robert Laird, Vice President of China Sales for The Boeing Company, congratulated Oasis on its choice of aircraft, commenting: "The 747-400 is an excellent aircraft for Oasis; it provides outstanding service and is used by most of the world's major airlines, has an excellent safety record and a new future ahead of it in the form of the 747-8".
The purchase of these two aircraft by Oasis is the first step in an expansion
programme which includes acquisition of new aircraft. The aircraft will be delivered in July this year and after customising for Oasis' unique service, will enter service later this year, initially between Hong Kong and London, Gatwick. The exact date will be announced in May 2006.
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So the airline will finally get aircraft, looks as if this airline will go ahead
They are also looking at the 747-8 for future services
The airline is also looking at adding Milan, Cologne, Berlin and Oakland after LGW
Good luck to them
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[Edited 2006-03-16 17:13:35]