British Airways franchise partner, BMED, is celebrating the arrival of a brand new aircraft. The delivery is the first of seven new A321s the airline has on order from Airbus.
With state-of the art technology and enhanced seats, the new arrival is great news for customers. The aircrafts will be also used for flights in Baku, Trend reports, citing BMED press-release.
BMEDs Chief Executive, David Richardson said:
This is an exciting time for BMED and our customers. New technology offers customers a more comfortable and enjoyable flight and, as we enter a period of steady expansion, we are presented with opportunities to expand our horizons.
We currently fly to 15 destinations in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. As our capacity increases over the forthcoming years, our customers will benefit from increased frequency to those destinations where we are experiencing high demand. We have just announced that as from 26th March, we will offer non-stop flights between Heathrow and Turkeys capital Ankara. I am confident we will continue to add new destinations to our route network.
The Airbus A320 family serves BMED and its customers extremely well, by delivering excellent economy and comfort. We are delighted to have taken delivery of the first of these new aircraft, which will allow us to provide excellent service to our customers even more widely.
BMED has an all Airbus fleet and already flies four leased Airbus A320s and three leased A321s on routes from London-Heathrow to Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. It achieves an average sector length of some 4.5 hours and aircraft daily utilisations of 11-12 hours the highest of any Airbus A320 Family airline operator.