Air Greenland to Replace A330-200ceo with A330-800

(18 Dec 2020)
Air Greenland has chosen Airbus’ A330neo widebody
aircraft, the A330-800, to replace its ageing Airbus
A330-200ceo.

The airline will use the aircraft to link the
Arctic island with Denmark from the end of 2022 and beyond.

Air Greenland’s CEO, Jacob Nitter Sørensen, said,
“The A330neo is a fundamental part of Air Greenland’s fleet
strategy. The new aircraft will, for years to come, offer
travellers to and from Greenland an unique inflight experience
while leaving the lowest carbon footprint possible. The A330neo is
a perfect fit for the very challenging task of providing safe and
efficient all year passenger, cargo and freight services to and
from Greenland.”


Equipped
with an Airspace cabin, the A330neo is powered by the latest
Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines and features a new wing with
increased span and A350-inspired ‘Sharklets’

“We’re pleased to see Air Greenland renew
its confidence in the A330 Family and join the growing number of
operators who are selecting the A330neo as a logical replacement
for their ageing fleets,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief
Commercial Officer. “To imagine the airline’s distinctive red
livery set against the Arctic’s environment provides some
Christmas cheer at the end of a year that has been harsh for our
entire industry.”

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