New Airbus A220 begins demonstration tour of Asia

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 14:59

An Airbus A220-300 flight test aircraft has begun a visit of six Asian destinations as part of a demonstration tour. — Photo courtesy of the Airbus

An Airbus A220-300 aircraft will visit six Asian destinations as part of a demonstration tour from Monday to August 6.

After a stopover at Seoul in South Korea, the aircraft will head to Yangon, Myanmar, to start the tour.

It will then visit Hanoi, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur before heading to Nagoya, Japan.

The A220 is among the most modern aircraft in the 100-150-seat segment, and offers 20 percent more fuel efficiency than previous generation aircraft.

The touring aeroplane has a single class configuration.

Customers and the media will be offered a close up view of the aircraft during the tour.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, generating revenues of €64 billion (US$71 billion) last year. — VNS

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