airBaltic Extends Order For Airbus A220
Latvia’s flag carrier, airBaltic, has extended its order with Airbus concerning the A220 aircraft. The airline has ordered an additional thirty A220-300 jets, taking the backlog of firm orders to 80 for the same aircraft. With forty-four A220-300s in its fleet already, airBaltic is currently the world’s largest operator of this type of single-aisle aeroplane.
The carrier was the launch customer for the Airbus A220-300. Its latest avatar can carry between 120 and 150 passengers on flights of up to 3,450 nautical miles (6,390km). And like all other Airbus aircraft, the A220 is already capable of operating with up to 50 per cent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).