Condor has chosen the A330neo to resume its long-haul fleet with plans to introduce 16 plane of this new and extra environment friendly sort.
The airline has signed an settlement with Airbus for the acquisition of seven Airbus A330neo, and intends to lease an extra 9.
The airline will function the A330neo on its worldwide long-haul community to the Americas, Africa, the Caribbean and Asia.
“Condor excels in operating profitably many routes no other carrier is able to; we are proud to see a demanding airline such as Condor selecting our latest-technology A330neo as the aircraft of choice, building the future of their widebody fleet in the relentless pursuit of lowest operating costs and passenger comfort,” stated Christian Scherer, Airbus chief industrial officer.
“By operating the A320 and A330neo aircraft side by side, the airline will benefit from all the commonality economics these two premium products offer, with the embedded flexibility to address new and existing markets with the right-sized, right-efficiency aircraft.”
The A330neo is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines and encompasses a new wing with elevated span and A350-inspired winglets.
Condor chief govt, Ralf Teckentrup, stated: “We are proud to be the German launch buyer for the A330neo.
“Thanks to the newest know-how and most effectivity of the plane, we shall be taking off with our new aircraft from Autumn 2022 with gasoline consumption of simply 2.1 litres per passenger per 100 kilometres.
“With this value, we are the front-runner in Germany and, as the most popular leisure airline, we will consistently continue to interweave the themes of sustainability and holidays.”