Air France-KLM firms up order for 60 Airbus A220s

Lilia
By Lilia December 18, 2019 11:38

Air France-KLM firms up order for 60 Airbus A220s

Air France–KLM Group has firmed up an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft to modernise its single-aisle fleet. The aircraft are intended to be operated by Air France. 

“We are glad to see that Air France is endorsing the A220 as a great step towards fleet optimisation for large network carriers. The largest Airbus A220 order from a European carrier to date speaks volumes on Air France’s ambitious sustainability drive. The modern and fuel efficient Airbus A220 will contribute to lower fuel burn and CO2 emissions significantly compared to older generation aircraft,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. “We thank Air France for the confidence placed in Airbus and for its investment in our latest technology aircraft.” 

Air France-KLM currently operates a fleet of 159 Airbus aircraft.

Lilia
By Lilia December 18, 2019 11:38