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14 May, 2019

Azul receives the first Airbus A330neo in the Americas

The first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aรฉreas 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, Airbus’ new generation A330 aircraft, will be used by the airline to expand its international route network between Brazil and Europe and the United States. Fitted with a three-class cabin accommodating 34 business class,  96 economy Xtra  and 168 economy class seats, the A330neo offers passengers greater comfort along with the newest and the most advanced in-flight experience while the airline will benefit from the aircraft’s unrivalled operating economics.

“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,” celebrated John Rodgerson, Azul’s CEO.

“With its many new features and an Airspace cabin, the A330neo can only add to Azul’s many travel awards,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. “Innovation-packed, superior passenger comfort and 25% fuel efficiency all rolled in to one – that’s the A330neo.”

24 November, 2018

More fleet enhancements for Russia's Azur Air

AZUR air one of Russia's leading charter airlines continues forward with its future development plans as the carrier adds another Boeing 767-300 to its growing fleet of aircraft.

The aircraft, registration VQ-BUO has been configured with a single class layout offering accommodation for up to 336 passengers and will be used on mainly long and medium-haul routes. With the addition of this VQ-BUO, Azur now has a fleet of 9 Boeing 767's allowing the airline to expand its route network and possibilities. 

The airline plans to use the Boeing 737-900ER registration number VQ-BYX.throughout the network of mostly medium-haul routes. Its first flight for the carrier was Moscow-Antalya and has been configured with 215 seats in a single class layout although, the cabin has 24 seats with increased legroom - 33% more than on board the Boeing 737-800 aircraft. This has been designed to allow Azur to offer the bonus of AZUR Space product.

“The entry of AZUR air into the circle of operators Boeing 737-900ER marks the beginning of the next stage of the company's development. We had the honour of being the first in Russia to begin active operation of this type. The Boeing 737-900ER will give the airline a certain experience and the opportunity to share it with colleagues afterwards. In addition, the appearance of this modern type in our fleet speaks of continuing the course for the gradual rejuvenation of the fleet, ” Yury Stogniy, Director General of AZUR air said. “We see a high demand from partners and independent travellers on a large number of medium-haul routes, and using a more capacious aircraft on these lines will satisfy it fully,”  Stogniy added.

In the near future, Azul expects to add another 737-900ER to its fleet in the near future as it continues to enhance and renew its fleet.  Incidentally, the airline has carried nearly 3.4 million passengers this year up to the end of September, achieving a load factor of around 96%. 

(Photos Azur Air)

28 August, 2017

Two Milestones For AzurAir This Month

Azur Air has increased its fleet with a another Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airline, which started operations in January already flies four 737-800's with this latest addition bringing the total to five.

All the aircraft are configured with a single class cabin designed to carry 189 passengers, over a maximum flight range of just over 5,600 km. These aircraft are deployed on Azur's routes to Turkey, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Greece and Cyprus from Moscow and nearly thirty other Russian cities.  

AzurAir also have more expansion plans on the drawing board as the airline's plans include the possibility of extending the 737-800 fleet even further with an additional aircraft for next year, expect an announcement before the end of October.