Czech Airlines ordered 4 Airbus A220 aircraft and modified the order for 3 A320neo to A321XLR
On October 23, Czech Airlines placed an order for 4 Airbus A220 aircraft. At the same time, it changed an order for 3 A320neo aircraft to 3 Airbus A321XLR aircraft.
New airplanes ordered will support the evolution of Czech Airlines. The new Airbus A220-300 will enter the Czech carrier fleet starting with 2020. Related to A321XLR, they will be delivered to 2025.
Czech Airlines has ordered 4 Airbus A220 aircraft
Depending on the configuration, the new A220-300 will be able to carry up to 149 passengers. Something more exciting will be the new Airbus A321XLR, which will be configured for 195 seats in two fare classes.
A220 is the only model specially made for the 100-150 market. It offers increased passenger comfort and low fuel consumption. Propulsion is provided by 2 PW1500G engines from Pratt & Whitney. To date, the A220 family of aircraft has registered orders for approximately 530 aircraft.
Linked Airbus A321XLR, we can say that it is the next model after A321LR. According to the Airbus plan, the first A321XLR aircraft will be delivered to 2023. The new model will be noted for its increased flight autonomy, being calculated up to about 8700 kilometers. At the same time, the new A321XLR will have a reduced fuel consumption of up to 30% compared to other competitors of its generation. Next, A321XLR will be part of the single-aisle family of aircraft - A320neo.