Air France takes delivery of its 10th Airbus A220-300

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Air France reported that it received its tenth Airbus A220-300 on Monday, the latest jewel in its medium-haul fleet.

The aircraft, with registration F-HZUJ, left the Airbus assembly line in Mirabel (Quebec) to join the airline at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, where it will operate the company’s short and medium haul flights.

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The aircraft will operate its first commercial flight to Venice on July 5, 2022.

This summer, Air France Airbus A220-300s will fly to Berlin, Hamburg and Munich (Germany), Milan-Linate, Milan-Malpensa, Bologna, Rome, Naples and Venice (Italy), Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid (Spain). ), Lisbon (Portugal), Copenhagen (Denmark), Athens (Greece), Helsinki (Finland), Vienna (Austria), Warsaw (Poland) and Stockholm (Sweden) departing from the airline’s hub in Paris-Charles de Gaulle .

Between now and the end of 2025, 60 A220-300s will gradually replace some of Air France’s medium-haul aircraft. With up to 15 deliveries scheduled each year, this is the fastest fleet integration of an aircraft in the company’s history.