Air France is Working on an Aircraft Order at the End of July - Airbus A220 & A320neo
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July 16, 2019 - By Fabrice Gliszczynski for latribune.fr
Management plans to announce an order for aircraft at the end of July, when presenting half-yearly results.
The A220 (formerly Bombardier's C-Series) has caught the eye of the management who should select it (with the A320 NEO according to some sources) for the renewal of the short and medium-haul fleet. Air France is also looking to take the A380 out of its fleet.
The A220 has a lot of strengths
To replace its A320s, Air France (which extended the warranty of the current perimeter of 110 aircraft until 2030) hung on used aircraft and new aircraft with the study of the A320 NEO and A220 -300 (formerly Bombardier's C-Series, renamed A220 in July 2018 after Airbus took control of the program).
The A220 has many advantages. It has the advantage of being less expensive to purchase, offering costs at headquarters similar to a larger aircraft type A321 (while intricately smaller aircraft have higher headquarters costs), and to offer passengers a very comfortable cabin.
Its fuel consumption is...
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