Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Air Transat to deploy A321neoLR on transatlantic flights to Europe

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The Canadian holiday airline Air Transat will be deploying its brand new Airbus A321neo LR - Long Range aircraft on transatlantic routes to the United Kingdom from this summer, the airline has confirmed.

The airline says it will fly the single-aisle aircraft on the daily service between Toronto and London Gatwick from summer next year.  Whilst it will put the new generation aircraft on the Toronto to Glasgow route which operates twice a week from this October.

The Airbus A321neoLR in Air Transat colours will be configured with 187 economy seats in a three and three layout and then another 12 seats in a two by two arrangement in what the airline terms as Club Class.  The seats have seatback video screens and USB charge points and have a recline, the aircraft also enjoys LED mood lighting. 

More information on Air Transat's Airbus A321neoLR is available here.

"The arrival of this new generation of aircraft is an important moment for our company and our passengers in many respects. It reinforces our position as a leader in sustainable tourism, while also offering our passengers a superior on-board experience,”  said chief operating officer Annick Guerard. Adding, "In addition, the aircraft’s long range will optimise our operations in our core markets, namely in our destinations in Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Central and South America."

The aircraft will also be deployed on other routes from both Toronto and Montreal to various European destinations, including Malaga, Lisbon, Nice and Basel.   

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