The first Airbus A321LR Arkia Israeli Airlines was delivered
On November 14, the first Airbus A321LR Arkia Israeli Airlines was delivered. We are talking about a single-aisle aircraft, but configured for medium and long flights. The flight range of an A321LR can be up to 7400 kilometers.
The Airbus A321LR is successful. On November 14, the first Airbus A321LR Arkia Israeli Airlines was delivered. We are talking about a new member of the A320 family, but configured for medium and long flights. A321LR is recognized as the most flexible and versatile single-aisle aircraft on the market.
Airbus A321LR Arkia Israeli Airlines
Arkia Israeli Airlines, Tel Aviv-based airline, received the first A321LR (Long Range) at a ceremony, which took place at the Airbus base in Hamburg. The aircraft is configured in a class with 220 of seats. Taking into account the autonomy of the aircraft, which can be up to 7400 kilometers, Arkia Israeli Airlines will be able to open new routes to Europe, Asia and Africa.
Airbus A321LR aircraft propulsion is provided by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The test aircraft succeeded performance of the flight on the route Paris - New York. But, the longest flight operated by A321LR it was 11 hours, in the direction of Seychelles - Toulouse.