Santiago, 7 April 2022Boliviana de Aviación (BoA) has become the newest Airbus operator in Bolivia, by selecting leased A330-200 for its long-haul fleet renewal. The selection was announced at the FIDAE Airshow, the biggest aerospace event in Latin America. The airline will operate leased aircraft from Avolon and ORIX Aviation to fly international routes such as Santa Cruz - Madrid and Santa Cruz - Miami.

The A330-200 is part of the most popular and reliable Airbus aircraft family. The robust A330 Family will be a leap to state of the art technology for BoA. Its modern cabin will enhance passenger experience through direct aisle access in business and the widest economy class seats in the market. Bringing world class comfort and entertainment with its modern In Flight Entertainment (IFE) to long-haul flights for all passengers.

“After a long and in-depth technical, commercial and financial analysis, Boliviana de Aviación concluded that the A330-200 aircraft will allow BoA to provide a better quality of service to our users on long-range routes. Without a doubt, this important project will allow BoA to make a technological leap”, said Ronald Casso, CEO of Boliviana de Aviación.

“We are proud to welcome Boliviana de Aviación to the Airbus Family of operators in Latin America. We are fully committed to supporting BoA during the entry into service, transition and the whole in service life of these and future aircraft through our competitive services package and dedicated customer support.” said Arturo Barreira, President of Airbus Latin America and the Caribbean.

The A330 benefits from the combination of fly-by-wire technology, with modern onboard systems and excellent aerodynamics for a proven, highly productive aircraft. Airbus continues to heavily invest in the A330 Family to maintain its technological lead.

BoA, the main operator in Bolivia, integrates the entire country and connects the region and the world. With the incorporation of these aircraft, the user experience on flights to Europe and North America will be improved, encouraging the development of international traffic to and from Bolivia.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, Airbus has sold over 1,100 aircraft and has a backlog of over 500, with more than 700 in operation throughout the region, representing almost 60 percent market share of the in-service fleet. Since 1994, Airbus has secured approximately 70 percent of net orders in the region.


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