Qantas could buy the Airbus A220, so here's what it's like to fly
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October 29, 2019 - by David Flynn by executivetraveller.com
Mention Airbus and Qantas in the same breath and thoughts will likely turn to either the mighty A380 superjumbo, which is now being revamped to make ready for its second red-tailed decade, or the long-legged A350-1000 and its promise of non-stop marathons from Sydney and Melbourne to London and New York.
Airbus would like to add a third player to that list: the A220.
The single aisle Canadian-built jet, formerly know as the Bombardier CSeries, slots between the likes of the Boeing 717 and the Boeing 737 (and its own A319 sibling) with room for around 120-150 passengers split into business class and economy.
For Qantas the A220 would line up as a replacement for its regional Boeing 717 and Fokker 100 fleets.
"It's very similar to the Boeing...
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