Bamboo Airways (QH, Hanoi) has wet-leased an A320-200 from Nepal's Himalaya Airlines (H9, Kathmandu) for one year, Aviation Nepal has reported.

The 4-year-old Airbus narrowbody 9N-ALM (msn 6626) was ferried from Kathmandu to Hanoi on May 17, 2019, and has been operating on behalf of the Vietnamese carrier since May 20, Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows.

The aircraft is currently based out of Ho Chi Minh City and operates daily from the southern Vietnamese gateway to Hanoi and Quang Ninh, as well as from Hanoi to Da Nang.

Bamboo Airways also wet-leases an A320 each from Cambodia's Sky Angkor Airlines (ZA, Phnom Penh) and Turkey's Freebird Airlines (FH, Istanbul New). The carrier's in-house fleet includes one A319-100, two A320-200s, and three A321-200neo. It is also in the process of adding a further two A320s and one A321neo. Bamboo Airways also has ten B787-9s on order from Boeing.

For its part, Himalaya Airlines operates a further two A320s on its own network.