Wed, 31 July 2019

Aer Lingus Takes Delivery of First Airbus A321LR Aircraft

Aer Lingus, Irelandís national carrier, has taken delivery of the first of eight Airbus A321LR aircraft, becoming the first airline in International Airlines Group (IAG) to operate the type.

Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR. Click to enlarge.

The aircraft, on lease from Air Lease Corporation, is powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines and configured in a two-class layout with 16 business and 168 economy seats.

The Dublin-based carrier will deploy the aircraft on transatlantic routes to the U.S. East Coast.

Aer Lingus currently operates a total of 50 Airbus aircraft, including 13 A330s and 37 A320 Family aircraft.

The A321LR has a range of up to 4,000 nm (7,400 km).

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