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Arkia Israeli Airlines takes delivery of world’s first A321LR

Posted 14 November 2018 · Add Comment

Tel Aviv based ARKIA Israeli Airlines has taken delivery of its first A321LR becoming the aircraft type's launch operator.



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ARKIA Israeli Airlines receives its first A321LR from Hamburg, Germany.
 
The A321LR is the latest version of the A321 Family and allows operators the flexibility to fly Long Range (LR) operations of up to 4,000nm (7,400km) and to tap into new long haul markets, which were not previously accessible with single aisle aircraft.

The new LR cabin configuration allows airlines to offer each passenger more space and premium products for widebody comfort.

Powered by Leap CFM motors, Arkia’s A321LR fleet will be configured with 220 seats in a single class layout.

 

 

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