Airbus unveils Air Canada’s A220 first


Airbus unveils Air Canada’s A220 first

eTurboNews Syndication:

Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 was unveiled this week when it rolled from the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel.

In December, Air Canada could be the first Canadian airline to take delivery of the Canadian-designed and developed aircraft when it receives the initial of its 45 A220s on order. The A220 features a forward thinking cabin design, along with lower emissions and a lower noise footprint significantly.

The A220-300 for Air Canada shall provide passengers with superior comfort in a 137-seat dual-class cabin layout. Air Canada’s completely new A220-300s shall replace the flag carrier’s existing mainline fleet of smaller, older narrow-body aircraft and support the airline’s hub and network growth, creating among the world’s youngest & most fuel efficient fleets.

Now that the aircraft is decked out in Air Canada’s livery, it has moved to pre-flight activities in the A220 flight line hangar in Mirabel, before removing because of its first flight this fall later.

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Currently, you can find 94 A220 aircraft flying with six operators on transcontinental and regional routes in Asia, America, Europe, the center Africa and East, proving the fantastic versatility of Airbus’ latest relative. Of October 2019 the A220 comes with an order book of 530 aircraft by the end.

Author: George Taylor

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