Air Greenland has change into the most recent airline to order an Airbus’ next-generation A330neo widebody plane.
The brand new A330-800 will change the flag-carrier of Greenland’s ageing Airbus A330-200ceo and safe operations linking the Arctic island with Denmark from the top of 2022 onwards.
Air Greenland chief government, Jacob Nitter Sørensen, mentioned: “The A330neo is a basic a part of Air Greenland’s fleet technique.
“The brand new plane will, for years to come back, supply travellers to and from Greenland a singular inflight expertise whereas leaving the bottom carbon footprint potential.
“The A330neo is an ideal match for the very difficult process of offering protected and environment friendly all yr passenger, cargo and freight companies to and from Greenland.”
The Airbus A330neo is a new-generation plane, constructing on options fashionable for the A330ceo and developed for the most recent expertise A350.
Outfitted with a compelling Airspace cabin, the A330neo gives a singular passenger expertise with the latest-generation, in-flight leisure programs and connectivity.
Powered by the most recent Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, it incorporates a new wing with elevated span.
“We’re happy to see Air Greenland renew its confidence within the A330 household and be part of the rising variety of operators who’re choosing the A330neo as a logical substitute for his or her ageing fleets,” mentioned Christian Scherer, Airbus chief business officer.
“To think about the airline’s distinctive pink livery set in opposition to the Arctic’s atmosphere offers some Christmas cheer on the finish of a yr that has been harsh for our complete business.”