The Airbus 220 is narrow body, medium range with twin engine (Rolls Royce) there are two categories in the A220 : A220-100 and A220-300 . In these type they upgraded specially in the technology of of the plane that it was impossible to do it at the first.
The Airbus 220-100 was originally named (CS100) it seats from 109 to 133, it’s maiden flight on September 16, 2013 and it took guarantee on December 18, 2015 by transport canada and entered the passenger service on 2016 with swiss global airlines.
The Airbus 220-300 was originally named (CS300) it seats from 130 to 160, it’s initial flight on Feb. 27, 2015 it received its on July 11, 2016 and it entered service with AirBaltic on December 14, 2016, According to these two companies the review was better than it was expected
The design pratt and whitney PurePower (pw1500G) equipped turbofan motors add to an airplane that conveys 25% lower fuel consume combined with the advanced aerodynamics per seat than the previous categories of the aircraft.
Both categories of airbus 220 (100-300) Family share commonality more than 99% means that they are same engines, In the other hand, operators or the crew can fly the both versions and this will decrease a significant cost saving to the company
Airbus is trying hard to upgrade its seats specially in-class economy the purpose of A220 is to deliver an magnificent passenger experience with their low level of noise, a quiet and comfortable cabin.
Wide seats with the overhead storage create PERSONAL space and and provide the crew with easy to control the aircraft’s interior environment , In addition the amazing mood lighting to ensure a lovely passenger experience.
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