13 March, 2019

Uzbekistan Airways gets first A320neo

On Monday, March 11th, 2019, the fleet of Uzbekistan Airways had a shiny new arrival, the first highly economical Airbus A320neo.

The newest A320neo aircraft features a two-class layout, featuring 150 seats in total spread out over  12 in business class and 138 seats in the economy class cabin. The modern design of the passenger cabin creates maximum comfort for passengers in flight.  Comfortable and wide seats with individual screens designed for entertainment, communication systems and Wi-Fi, an improved air conditioning system that guarantees the freshness of the air and its even distribution in the cabin of the aircraft for a more pleasant feeling during the flight.

Powered by economical LEAP -1A engines of the CFM International engines, they are designed to be more than 20% more economical than previous versions. Yet, the range of the new jets has been increased from 4,500 up to more than 5,000 kilometres. 

The A320neo and its derivative aircraft family members are the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft with over 6,500 orders from over 100 customers. It has pioneered and incorporated the latest technologies, including its new generation engines and the industry's reference cabin design, delivering 20 % fuel cost savings alone. The A320neo also offers significant environmental benefits with nearly a 50 % reduction in noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft.

All images from Uzbekistan Airways