Airbus has confirmed that Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) signed a firm order for
20 A220 Family aircraft at the end of 2019.
“NAC’s order for the A220 shows this aircraft is just
as relevant in the regional world as it is in the mainline one,”
said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. “We are
delighted to work with NAC going forward, we thank them for their confidence and congratulate them on their new offices in
NAC is today the largest lessor of regional aircraft
in the world, managing and owning 500 aircraft on lease to 78
airline customers in over 50 countries.
The A220, powered by Pratt & Whitney’s
latest-generation PW1500G geared turbofan engines, is purpose-built for the 100/150-seat market.
The aircraft, formerly known as the Bombardier C Series, currently
comes in two variants, the A220-100 and the A220-300, with a range
of 6,297 km and 6,204 km respectively
At the end of December 2019, the A220 had
accumulated 600 orders and over 100 aircraft in service with seven