Factory made new Airbus A320-214 shortly to join Himalaya Airlines fleet
March 13, 2017- GERMANY
A brand new Airbus A320-214(SL) aircraft manufactured in Hamburg, Germany Airbus aircraft production plant will shortly land Nepal to add third fleet for the Himalayan airlines. The aircraft had successfully been through its first test flight on March 09, 2017.
According to the airlines officials, the aircraft will soon be delivered to the only private international airliner of Nepal, established jointly by the investment of Nepali and Tibetan entrepreneurs.
As per our reporter from Germany, the aircraft acquired a temporary German registration “D-AUBN” during the test flight in Hamburg , Germany (XFW) and has successfully completed its first test flight on March 09, 2017.
The factory made Airbus A320-214 with MSN 7604 aircraft will be the third aircraft to join the Himalaya family. The aircraft will land Nepal by 31st March, 2017 with Nepalese Registration “9N-ALW”.
The Nepali airline operator had recently added the second airbus A320-214 “9N-ALV” to its fleet from January 31st, 2017.
The Airline was established in August 2014 jointly by Nepalese and Tibetan investment and is currently connecting Kathmandu to Doha, Colombo, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon.
Airbus 320-214 series is a narrow-body aircraft. The aircraft has two seat configurations and can respectively hold 8 & 150 passengers in its Business and Economy seat configurations. The Airbus 320-214 is power-driven by two CFMI CFM56-5B4/3 Jet engines and has sharklets on it both wings.