Airbus’ A220 Embarks on a World Demonstration Tour

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Airbus has announced that it will fly an airBaltic A220-300 new generation single aisle aircraft, to five cities in four countries as part of a world demonstration tour.

The A220-300 will first attend the Zhuhai airshow (China) from November 5-8 before flying to Chengdu on November 9. The aircraft will continue on its journey with a stopover in Koh Samui (Thailand) on November 10  before flying to Kathmandu (Nepal) on November 11. After that the airBaltic A220 will go to Istanbul (Turkey) on November 12 before returning to its home base in Riga (Latvia) on November 14.

The cabin of airBaltic’s A220-300 can accommodate 145 passengers and the Latvian airline already operates 13 of the 50 A220-300s it has ordered.