Hong Kong Express gets new Boeing

In preparation for its forthcoming launch of scheduled services between Hong Kong and three new Southeast Asian destinations, Hong Kong Express Airways has welcomed a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.The aircraft is the fourth of its type to be added to the Hong Kong carrier’s fleet and will enter service early next month when the airline expands its regional network with the launch of three new routes between Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon in November.

Commenting on the new arrival, Hong Kong Express Airways President Mr. Guo said, “Today’s delivery underscores our commitment to expansion. Our strategy for Southeast Asia is on track and we are looking forward to rolling out our latest round of new routes.”

The new aircraft is configured in two classes and can accommodate 164 passengers, with 156 seats in economy class and 8 seats in business class.