Taipei-Taiwanese startup carrier StarLux Airlines took delivery of its first aircraft Friday, an Airbus A321neo, at the European aerospace company's production base in Hamburg, Germany.
The narrow body jet, to be flown personally by StarLux Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (???), is expected to arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport at around noon Oct. 28, the airline said in a Saturday press release.
Speaking at the delivery ceremony in Hamburg, the StarLux chairman said he is amazed by the performance of the A321neo and its overall cabin design.
According to the Taiwanese carrier, the plane will come with a configuration of eight business class seats and 180 economy seats, featuring an unprecedented high level of services in Taiwan. Moreover, free Wi-Fi with basic access is also provided throughout the cabin.
The airplane is the first of 10 A321neos leased by Starlux, with the remaining aircraft to be delivered by mid-2021.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel