ITA Airways firms up order for 28 Airbus aircraft.

ITA Airways, Italy’s new national carrier, has signed an order with Airbus for 28 aircraft, including seven A220s, 11 A320neos and 10 A330neos. In addition, the airline will continue with its A350 leasing plans to complement its fleet modernization. The order confirms the memorandum of understanding announced on September 30, 2021.

The airline currently has 52 aircraft and aims to reach 78 by 2022 and 105 by 2025.

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“Today the strategic partnership with Airbus takes an important step forward with the finalisation of the order we announced last September. In addition to this agreement, possibilities for further collaboration have emerged, in particular regarding technological developments in the aviation sector and digitalisation, where Airbus is the market leader. All this is part of the actions to achieve our environmental sustainability objectives, ” said Alfredo Altavilla, Executive President of ITA Airways.

“We are very proud to partner with ITA Airways in building its long-term future with the most efficient, latest technology Airbus aircraft. This agreement supports ITA Airways business objectives to develop its network in Europe and internationally in the most sustainable way,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International.

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