Airbus delivered the first A320neo Aircalin aircraft. (video)
Aircalin, the New Caledonian airline, received the first Airbus A320neo aircraft. It, registered F-OTIB and named "Tibarama", will join the other 2 Airbus A330neo aircraft that the carrier already owns.
The A320neo aircraft will be configured in a single class, with a total of 168 seats and will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1000 engines.
Possible new destinations for the airline in the future.
Airbus A320neo Aircalin will open new flight opportunities for the airline to new destinations in the Pacific.
The A320neo family offers the widest narrow-body cabin (single aisle) and incorporates the latest technologies, including new generation engines and a new "Sharklets" wing inspired by the A350.
It also offers a 20% reduction in fuel consumption and 50% less noise compared to previous generation aircraft.
At the end of November 2020, Airbus had received 7.455 firm orders from over 120 customers worldwide for A320neo aircraft.