Bulgaria Air has taken delivery of its first A220, on lease from Air Lease Corporation, from the Airbus facility in Mirabel, Canada. Bulgaria Air will lease a total of five A220-300s and two A220-100 from ALC.
Bulgaria Air’s first A220 configuration will comprise 143 seats in dual-class, including 8 Business class seats. Bulgaria Air already operates seven A320 aircraft demonstrating the fleet complementarity between the A220 and the A320 Family. With a range of up to 3,450 nm (6,390 km), the A220 provides airlines such as Bulgaria Air with increased operational flexibility.
At the end of May 2023, Airbus has received close to 800 orders from 30 customers for the A220, of which 265 have been delivered. The A220 is already in successful service with 16 airlines worldwide. To date, more than 90 million passengers have enjoyed the A220. The fleet is currently flying on over 1,100 routes and over 375 destinations worldwide.
Excited to announce the first #A220 delivery to Bulgaria Air soon to be flying passengers in superior comfort across Europe! Read how this latest-generation single-aisle aircraft delivers incredible operational flexibility and efficiency ➡️ https://t.co/jo3PXSkYad pic.twitter.com/QEolKwkLWs
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