The first Airbus A220 jet assembled at the Mobile plant in Alabama carried its maiden flight on 2 June. The aircraft is destined for the U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines.
Airbus has unveiled the 100th A220 regional jet to be delivered to an airline customer some three years after the aircraft entered service in 2016.
Airbus will kick off a promotional tour of its A220 regional jet in the Pacific region with a visit on Sunday to the aircraft’s first South Pacific customer Air Vanuatu. The aircraft manufacturer will host a private tour of the aircraft for Air Vanuatu, Airports Vanuatu and Vanuatu Tourism Office employees at Bauerfield Airport in
This feature story about the Airbus A220 written by John Walton first appeared in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.