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Air Senegal receives Africa’s first A330neo

Posted 11 March 2019 · Add Comment

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse.



The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation wide-body aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip-design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB.
 
Fitted with a three-class cabin comprising 32 Business class, 21 Premium Plus and 237 Economy class seats, Air Senegal plans to operate its first A330neo on its Dakar-Paris route and to further develop its medium and long-haul network.

The A330neo new-generation aircraft builds on the wide body A330’s features and leverages A350 XWB technology.

Powered by the latest Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, the A330neo provides a high level of efficiency, with lower fuel burn.
 

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