The first Airbus A330neo joins the ITA Airways fleet

The first Airbus A330neo joins the ITA Airways fleet

Italian airline ITA Airways has received its first Airbus A330-900neo during a handover ceremony held on May 26, 2023 at the Airbus Logistics Center in Toulouse, France. The delivery marks the arrival of ITA Airways’ first fully configured Airbus A330neo, joining the eight A330-200s already in service on the company’s long-haul network. The flight between Toulouse and Fiumicino will be powered by a 16% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blend.

Sign in to the service

Maiden’s commercial flight service issued on May 26, 2023 is scheduled from Rome to Miami starting next week. Flight AZ630 will depart Rome at 10:40 am on June 1 and arrive in Miami at 3:55 am. The return flight (AZ631) will depart at 7:25pm and arrive at 11:35+1. The recently introduced Airbus A330-900 by ITA Airways offers a three-class configuration consisting of 30 reclining seats with direct aisle access in business class, 24 seats in premium economy class, and 237 seats in class of economy, with 36 reserved for the company’s “Comfort Economy” offer.

A new experience for passengers

A modern IFE system is fitted to all seats, which are equipped with 17.3” (in Business), 15.6” (in Premium Economy) and 13.3” (in Economy) and 4K (IFE Rave system) displays for the experience user friendly. With this new system, customers will be able to view information about their destination through an interactive 3D map and enjoy a variety of on-demand audio and video content, movies, TV series and music, including 372 hours of video programming and 22 hours of digital programming. sound.

The plane also has a Bluetooth sound system and a connection system through which, through the portal, customers can purchase different packages of services according to their needs: messaging, mail and Internet browsing, streaming.

The plane was taken for the future of ITA

The recent introduction of the latest Airbus A330neo by ITA Airways represents a major step in achieving its sustainability plan, which aims to build an 80% next-generation aircraft fleet by the end of 2026. The Airbus A330neo will enable a 25% reduction in fuel consumption. and CO2 emissions per seat compared to previous aircraft, thus positioning the airline as the most environmentally friendly organization in Europe by 2026. In terms of modern technology, the ‘Airbus A330neo also includes the latest generation of engines of Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, new wings. , a series of aerodynamic innovations, and is capable of flying 13,334 kilometers non-stop.

This acquisition also strengthens ITA Airlines’ strategy to build an all-Airbus fleet, which currently includes 68 aircraft in service (4 A220s, 50 A320 Family, 8 A330-200 and 6 A350-900).