Airbus will fly an airBaltic A220-300
aircraft, previously known as the Bombardier CS300, to five cities in four
countries as part of a world demonstration tour.
The A220-300 is now in Zhuhai
(China) for the airshow and will fly to Chengdu on 9
The aircraft will continue on its journey with a
stopover in Koh Samui (Thailand) on 10 November before flying to
Kathmandu (Nepal) on 11 November.
After that, the airBaltic A220
will go to Istanbul (Turkey) on 12 November before returning to
its home base in Riga (Latvia) on 14 November.
airBaltic’s A220-300 can accommodate 145
passengers in a 2-3 layout. With its large windows and clean grey
colour scheme, the aircraft has one of the most refreshing and
appealing cabin design's in the sky today.
The Latvian airline already operates 13
A220-300s out of a total of 50 ordered.
Powered by Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation
PW1500G geared turbofan engines, the A220 has a range of up to
3,200 nm (5,020 km).
There are currently on three airlines that
operate the A220, airBaltic, Korean Air and SWISS. Delta will
launch A220 operations in January 2019 with an Airbus A220-100.
A220-300 Interview with Martin Gauss, CEO