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Azores Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo

Posted 15 December 2017 · Add Comment

Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft, to become first Portuguese A320neo Family operator.



Above: Azores Airlines first A321neo taking-off from Airbus Hamburg site.

The airline, fully owned by SATA (Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos) becomes the first Portuguese operator to receive a member of the best-selling A320neo Family.  The aircraft, on-lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), was delivered during a ceremony held at the Airbus Hamburg site.
 

 
This aircraft is the first among of six A321neos to be leased by Azores Airlines from ALC. The carrier will deploy the aircraft on transatlantic routes.
 
Azores Airlines currently operates a fleet of seven A310, A320 and A330 Airbus aircraft across Europe, Canada and North America.

 

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