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Mon, 24 June 2019

NAC Signs MOU for 20 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 20 A220 Family aircraft (formerly the Bombardier C Series).

The A220, designed for the 100-150 seat market, is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation PW1500G geared turbofan engines.

The agreement represents the first major order for the A220 from a leading regional lessor confirming the versatility of the aircraft to support mainline and regional airline network expansion.

CGI of a Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) Airbus A220-300 (formerly Bombarder CS300). NAC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 20 A220 Family aircraft (formerly the Bombardier C Series). The deal was signed at the Paris Air Show between Martin Mřller, NAC Chairman and Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. Click to enlarge.

The aircraft has received widespread praise from passengers and airline bosses including the CEO of Air Baltic and the CEO of Korean Air.

The A220, designed for the 100-150 seat market, is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation PW1500G geared turbofan engines.

From H2 2020, the maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of A220 aircraft will increase by 2,268 kg (2.3 metric tonnes), increasing the respective maximum range capabilities to 3,350 nm for the A220-300 and 3,400 nm for the A220-100, some 450 nm more than currently advertised.

The current basic MTOW is 60.8 t for the A220-100 and 67.6 t for the A220-300. With the new MTOW increase of 2.3 t, the respective aircraft’s MTOW will be brought up at 63.1 t for the A220-100 and 69.9 for the A220-300.

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