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2009 Mazak VTC 800/30 SR
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Mazatrol Matrix
Table Size 3500 x 820 mm
Max. table load 2500 kgs
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Airbus delivers first of 60 A220s to Air France

Posted on 08 Oct 2021 and read 735 times
Airbus delivers first of 60 A220s to Air France  Air France has received its first Airbus A220-300 from an order for 60 aircraft of the type, the largest A220 order from a European carrier. The aircraft was delivered from Airbus’ final assembly line in Canada and officially unveiled to the public during a ceremony held at Paris Charles-De-Gaulle Airport.

The A220 is the most efficient and flexible aircraft in the 100 to 150 seat market segment and the renewal of the Air France single-aisle fleet with this latest-generation aircraft will increase efficiency along with customer comfort and help Air France to meet its environmental goals and sustainability objectives.

The first Air France A220-300 will be operated on its medium-haul network from the 2021 winter season. The airline currently operates a fleet of 136 Airbus aircraft. It is also renewing its long-haul fleet, and has already taken delivery of 11 A350s out of an order of 38.

The A220 is the only aircraft purpose-built for the 100-150 seat market and brings together ‘state of the art’ aerodynamics, advanced materials and Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation geared turbofan engines.

With a range of up to 3,450nm, the A220 gives airlines added operational flexibility and delivers up to 25% lower fuel burn and CO2 emissions per seat compared to previous generation aircraft, and 50% lower NOx emissions than industry standards. In addition, the aircraft noise footprint is reduced by 50% compared to previous generation aircraft - making the A220 a good neighbour around airports.

As of the end of August, over 170 A220s have been delivered to 11 operators worldwide.