Air Canada will add another 15 A220-300 aircraft to its fleet. The carrier announced it will exercise options expanding its commitment to 60 A220s, with 31 currently in service.
The A220 is the perfect aircraft for our North American network thanks to its economics, and its fuel efficiency also supports Air Canada’s commitment to reduce emissions on the way to its goal of net zero emissions from all global operations by 2050.– Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada
The original order covered 45 firm A220 deliveries and 30 options. With this update Air Canada still holds options for 15 more A220s.
The carrier expects to take delivery of two more A220s this year. Six are scheduled for delivery in each of 2024 and 2025. The additional 15 are all scheduled for 2026.
The A220 is also a passenger favorite within the Air Canada fleet. It includes in-seat entertainment powered by Panasonic Avionics, Intelsat 2Ku inflight Wi-Fi, and in-seat power (AC, USB-A, USB-C) for every passenger.
The A220 has become a mainstay of our narrowbody fleet, and its performance and passenger comfort are enabling us to compete effectively in the North American market– Michael Rousseau, President and Chief Executive of Air Canada
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