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Azul Announces Order Of Five Airbus A330-900neo
New aircraft to strengthen international flights to the U.S. and Europe with deliveries starting in late 2018
São Paulo, September 21, 2017 - Azul S.A., "Azul", (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL) today announces an order for five next-generation Airbus A330-900neo widebody aircraft from Avolon, an international aircraft leasing company. With deliveries starting in late 2018, the A330neo will further strengthen our international flights to the U.S. and Europe, and will also allow us to explore select new destinations.
Azul will be the only airline in South America and one of the first in the world to operate this type of aircraft, which will come with 298 seats, 27 more than the current A330s in a high-density configuration. The cabin interior will be divided into 34 business class, 108 Economy Extra, and 156 Economy seats. The A330neo will come with the most advanced passenger cabin today dubbed "Air Space by Airbus", bringing together an enhanced experience for passengers and optimum performance based on comfort, ambience, service and design. Moreover, the A330neo reduces fuel consumption by 14% per seat compared to the current model, making it the most cost efficient, medium range widebody aircraft in the market.
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