Air France Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A220 Written 30 September 2021


An A220-300 with the Airbus livery | Steve Lynes; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

Aviation International News reports that “Air France took delivery of its first A220-300 from an order for 60 of the type from Airbus’s final assembly line in Mirabel, Quebec, and officially unveiled the 148-passenger narrowbody to the public during a Wednesday ceremony at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport.” AIN reports that “since introducing the Airbus A350 on its long-haul network in September 2019, Air France has continued its fleet renewal and, by 2025, it plans to have added the 60 A220-300s on order to replace its Airbus A318s and A319s as well as several Airbus A320s.” The A220 order “includes an additional mix of 30 options and 30 purchase rights.”
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