Airbus Lands A220-300 Order From Green Africa Airways - Formerly Bombardier CSeries
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April 18, 2020 - by Ian McMurtry for airlinegeeks.com
With big plans for Africa, startup carrier Green Africa Airways has continued to push for expansion plans with a memorandum of understanding with aircraft manufacturer Airbus for 50 A220-300 aircraft.
The airline sees the aircraft as part of its expansion plans and will use it to grow its fleet.
This move comes roughly 14 months after the airline's previous order for the Boeing 737 MAX which was ordered prior to the aircraft's grounding. The airline placed an order for 50 aircraft with options for an additional 50 but the grounding paused its plans.
Not much is known about Green Africa's airline and its plans have still yet to be announced. The airline is backed by CEO Babawande Afolabi, ex-American Airlines CEO Tom Horton and former VivaColombia CEO William Shaw.
The carrier has been approved by the Nigerian government and has received...
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