Air France has obtained its first A220-300 from Airbus.
The flag-carrier has 60 plane of the kind in manufacturing, the biggest A220 order from a European provider.
The plane was delivered from Airbus’ ultimate meeting line in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada and formally unveiled to the general public throughout a ceremony held at Paris Charles-De-Gaulle Airport.
The A220 is essentially the most environment friendly and versatile plane within the 100 to 150 seat market section right this moment.
The renewal of the Air France single-aisle fleet with this newest technology plane will improve effectivity together with buyer consolation and help Air France to fulfill its environmental targets and sustainability aims.
The primary Air France A220-300 can be operated on its medium-haul community from the 2021 winter season.
At the moment, Air France operates a fleet of 136 Airbus plane.
Air France can also be renewing its long-haul fleet, and has already taken supply of 11 A350s out of an order of 38.
The Air France A220-300 cabin is configured in a single-class format to comfortably welcome 148 passengers.
As of the tip of August, over 170 A220s have been delivered to 11 operators worldwide.