Alexander Dennis, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that it has supplied a new Plaxton Panther coach to Irish operator Mangan Tours.

The coach, built on a Volvo B8R chassis, has 53 seats and is fitted with an executive-class interior that includes air-conditioning as well as a servery and a toilet mounted at the continental offside emergency exit.

It has gone into service as part of the Mangan Tours luxury touring fleet. The family business delivers scheduled services across Ireland as well as providing coach transport for holidays across Ireland, the UK and Europe.

Mangan Tours owner Joseph Mangan said: “This new coach is great for our customers and will be an excellent addition to our fleet. We’re continuing to invest in the future of our business and I’m delighted to take delivery of this high-quality, high-spec vehicle.”

Alexander Dennis Regional Sales Manager for Ireland, Lee Gibson, added: “It’s been a pleasure working with Joseph and the team at Mangan Tours for the first time and look forward to a long-lasting relationship into the future.”