FIA 2018: Airbus A321LR for Peach Aviation
The next day Farnborough International Airshow 2018 brings new orders for Airbus. The Japanese from Peach Aviation choose Airbus A321LR. Thus, it will be the first airline in Asia with this type of aircraft in the fleet.
On the day after Farnborough International Airshow 2018, the Japanese from Peach Aviation announced that they are choosing the Airbus A321LR, converting 2 A320neo aircraft from an existing order. Thus, Peach Aviation will be the first air carrier in Asia with this model aircraft in the fleet.
Peach Aviation, a low-cost carrier based in Osaka, has chosen this aircraft model for increased flight autonomy. This advantage will allow it to open new routes from Japan to destinations that are up to 7400 kilometers away.
Airbus A321LR Peach Aviation
At the same time, the new A321LR benefits from a new configuration of access and exit doors, which will allow it to carry up to 240 passengers in a single class. And the Airspace by Airbus cab offers extra comfort for passengers.
As mentioned above, the A321LR offers a range of up to 7400 kilometers, coming with the package and with a reduction of 30% of the operating cost compared to the nearest competitor.
We can say that the new Airbus A321LR can be classified as a medium-courier. At the end of March, the first A321LR (test version) set a new record for a single-aisle aircraft. It flew 11 hours non-stop on the route Seychelles - Toulouse.