[THREAD] The @Airbus #A220 officially joins the #AirFrance fleet today before flying to #Berlin, #Milan, #Venice and #Madrid as from 31 October. 馃摲@laird_kay #AirFranceA220 #Livetweet of her presentation to follow as from 10am 猬囷笍

Sep 29, 2021 路 7:12 AM UTC

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The presentation of the very first聽#AirFrance@Airbus #A220聽is about to start! Watch it here in a few moments! #AirFranceA220
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#AirFrance unveils the latest jewel in its short and medium-haul fleet: watch the assembly of our very first #Airbus #A220 鉁堬笍 Watch the long version here: bit.ly/3kO7uHa ! #AirFranceA220 #AvGeek
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"After months of an unprecedented crisis, and as our business gradually restarts, the arrival of the @Airbus #A220 in the #AirFrance fleet is a strong symbol." A.M Couderc, Chair of the #AirFranceKLM Board of directors. #AirFranceA220
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#AirFrance is renewing its tradition of naming its aircraft after French cities. Our first #Airbus #A220 is naturally named "#LeBourget", a city whose history has been linked to aeronautics for decades. #AirFanceA220
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"This order of 60 #A220 represents investments that we maintained, despite the historic crisis we went through." reminds Ben Smith, CEO of @AirFranceKLM. #AirFranceA220
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"With 20% less CO2 emissions, the #A220 contributes to the necessary ecological transition of our sector. @AirFranceKLM's objectives are clear: reduce our CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030聽& reach zero net emissions by 2050." #AirFranceA220
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"We are committed to our transformation with the objective of emerging from the crisis stronger, ready to meet future challenges. Every day, our 74,000 employees demonstrate their ability to adapt and build a more responsible Group." #AirFranceA220
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The CEO of @Airbus, @GuillaumeFaury "At #Airbus, we are very happy and proud that our partner #AirFrance has selected our most modern and eco efficient aircraft models in moving towards a decarbonized and sustainable aviation sector." #AirFranceA220
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"The #A220 is the symbol of the effort that #AirFrance has initiated to win-back on its medium-haul network. It's a dense and ambitious program serving the customer experience and our competitiveness." @AnneRigail, CEO of #AirFrance. #AirFranceA220
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A220 will take off from #ParisCDG on 31 October, for #Berlin. It will then fly to #Barcelona, #Madrid, #Bologna, #Milan, #Rome, #Venice, as well as to #Lisbon and #Copenhagen. 鉁堬笍 #AirFranceA220
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"I would like to warmly thank all #AirFrance employees who have been preparing for the arrival of this #Airbus #A220: the 60 members of the project team for their investment over more than 2 years, and all those who have contributed to making this long awaited moment possible."馃憦
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And here is the long awaited moment, the first @Airbus #A220 of #AirFrance, registered F-HZUA and named "Le Bourget" is finally unveiled! #AirFranceA220
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Discover the most spacious cabin in its category, with large panoramic windows providing natural light throughout the trip. #AirFranceA220
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Its 148 seats, five per row, will allow 80% of customers to benefit from a window or aisle seat. Larger overhead compartments make for faster, easier access. #AirFranceA220
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Its leather seats, equipped with an ergonomic seat cushion, an adjustable headrest, #USB A & C ports and a tablet or smartphone holder, are the widest on the market for single-aisle aircraft. #AirFranceA220
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Welcome on board! Aircraft visits begin with @Djebbari_JB, Minister of Transport and Benjamin Smith. #AirFranceA220
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The big day has arrived for our #A220! All #AirFrance teams are gathered to welcome the new aircraft to #ParisCDG, which will be its first base of operation. #AirFranceA220 Thank you @AFIKLMEM for hosting us 馃檹馃徎!
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Find out all information on this new聽#AirFrance@Airbus #A220 聽 馃憠 bit.ly/39MALLR #AirFranceA220
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