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EBACE: Airbus reveals new ACJ order

Posted 17 May 2021 · Add Comment

With virtual EBACE (Europe's principal business aircraft event) Connect opening tomorrow the traditional press day began this morning with Airbus kicking off the news of a another Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) order.

The ACJ319neo order is with an "undisclosed customer" which the European manufacturer said, highlights the market appeal for this aircraft that offers a unique flying experience with its spacious cabin and intercontinental range. The ACJ319neo will be equipped with CFM International's LEAP-1A engines.

12 ACJ320neo Family customers have now placed a total of 16 orders including six ACJ319neo.

“We are delighted to win another order for the ACJ319neo. Customers will enjoy travelling in the spacious cabin whilst flying intercontinental routes. The ACJ319neo has a robust reliability. Customers will as well benefit from a higher passenger capacity with exceptional comfort and similar operating costs to traditional business jets because of more cost-efficient maintenance, training, and better value,” said Benoit Defforge, ACJ president.

With the ability to fly eight passengers 6,750 nm/12,500 km or 15 hours, the ACJ319neo will bring much of the world within nonstop range. Deliveries of the ACJ319neo started in 2019 and three are already in operation with three customers.

The ACJ319neo is part of the ACJ320neo Family, featuring the most spacious cabins of any business jet, while being similar in size to competing large-cabin aircraft. The ACJ320neo Family also delivers similar operating costs thanks to its lower maintenance and training overheads – part of its airliner heritage – deliver a similar total cost when combined with fuel and navigation and landing charges and as a direct consequence, it also has a much more favorable CO2 footprint.
 

The ACJ 319neo - first order of the latest EBACE event (Image Airbus Corporate Jets)

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