The first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft is the first of 15 A330neo ordered by Avolon.
The A330neo will be used by the airline to expand its international route network between Brazil and Europe and the United States. It is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines and fitted with a three-class cabin accommodating 34 business class, 96 economy Xtra and 168 economy class seats.
“We are very proud to be the first A330neo operator in the Americas. This new aircraft will play a key role in the expansion of our international markets supporting our strategy of having a modern and fuel-efficient fleet”, said John Rodgerson, Azul’s CEO.