The first Airbus A330neo in the Americas has
been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon.
aircraft is the first of 15 A330neo ordered by Avolon.
The A330neo will be used by the airline to expand its international
route network between Brazil and Europe and the United States.
The aircraft has been fitted with a three-class cabin accommodating 34 business class,
96 economy Xtra and 168 economy class seats.
“We are very
proud to be the first A330neo operator in the Americas. This new
aircraft will play a key role in the expansion of our
international markets supporting our strategy of having a modern
and fuel-efficient fleet,” celebrated John Rodgerson, Azul’s CEO.
The A330neo is powered by the latest Rolls-Royce
Trent 7000 engines.
“With its many new features and an Airspace cabin, the A330neo can
only add to Azul’s many travel awards,” said Christian Scherer,
Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. “Innovation-packed, superior
passenger comfort and 25% fuel efficiency all rolled in to one –
that’s the A330neo.”
2008, Azul is a Brazilian carrier that currently serves 108 destinations
across South America, the United States and Portugal.