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Tue, 14 May 2019

Azul Takes Delivery of First A330neo in Americas

The first Airbus A330neo in the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon.

The 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.

Azul Linhas Aéreas Airbus A330-900 MSN 1876. Click to enlarge.

“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.”

Founded in 2008, Azul is a Brazilian carrier that currently serves 108 destinations across South America, the United States and Portugal.

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