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ITA Airways: the first flight of the A-330neo in blue livery

From June, the airplane will serve the intercontinental routes in the 2023 Summer season -VIDEO

The first A-330/900 of ITA Airways sporting the Company’s blue livery performed its first flight at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse. 

Dedicated to Gelindo Bordin, Olympic champion and first Italian gold medalist in the five-ring marathon, the A-330neo is a technologically advanced and fuel-efficient aircraft. It will join the ITA Airways fleet in June to serve its long-haul routes and new intercontinental destinations in the current Summer season.

During the first flight, the A-330neo featuring ITA Airways blue livery flew in cruise to complete the preparatory cycle before its entry into operations. 

The introduction of the A-330neo in its fleet will be another important step toward sustainability. Lighter, quieter, and more efficient, the new airplane will benefit from a 25% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions per seat compared to previous generation aircraft.

The arrival of the A-330neo will enable the company to offer a modern fleet featuring cutting-edge technology and including 80% environment-friendly aircraft by 2026. A firm and strong objective for its ESG commitment, while the Company aims to become the greenest carrier in Europe.

ITA Airways to add the A-330neo to its fleet, an aircraft which will allow the company to further develop its intercontinental network.

Below, the video:

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