Air Senegalís first A330neo touched down at
Blaise-Diagne International Airport in Dakar on Thursday.
The A330neo, painted in the livery of Air
Senegal and named Casamance, was presented
during a ceremony attended by His Excellency Macky Sall, President
of the Republic of Senegal, and Philippe Bohn, Chief Executive
Officer Air Senegal.
Air Senegal, which started operations in
2018, is set to receive its first A330neo in the coming weeks
making it the first African airline to receive and operate the
newest member of the leading Airbus widebody family.
Fitted with a
three-class cabin comprising 32 Business class, 21 Premium Plus
and 237 Economy class seats, Air Senegal plans to operate its
first A330neo on the soon to be opened Dakar-Paris route and
develop its medium and long-haul network.
The A330neo is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000