Aircalin takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo aircraft

Aircalin takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo aircraft

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New Caledonia’s Aircalin has had delivery of its to begin two Airbus A330-900 at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France, with the next aircraft joining the fleet in 2019 later, replacing its existing two A330s. Aircalin can be a person for the A320neo and can replace its existing two A320s to become an operator of two A330-900s and two A320neos.

Aircalin’s A330neos are configured in a cushty three class layout with 291 seats or 25 more seats than its existing smaller A330-200s. Included in these are 26 business, 244 economy and for the 1st time premium economy with 21 seats.

The A330neos will boost capacity and non-stop connectivity between your French Pacific Island markets and territory in Japan, Australia and the Pacific Islands nations, cutting fuel burn by 25% per seat (weighed against previous generation competitors) and providing passengers with the most recent standards in cabin comfort. These routes provide essential links to tourism along with business traffic which are crucial to the brand new Caledonia economy.


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The A330neo may be the true new-generation aircraft building on typically the most popular wide body A330’s leveraging and features on A350 XWB technology. Powered by the most recent Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, the A330neo has an unprecedented degree of efficiency – with 25% lower fuel burn per seat than previous generation competitors. Built with the Airbus Airspace cabin, the A330neo supplies a unique passenger experience with an increase of personal space and the most recent generation in-flight entertainment system and connectivity.

Author: George Taylor

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