Azores Airlines Adds First Airbus A321LR to Its Fleet

Jul 9, 2019

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Azores Airlines is the latest carrier to take delivery of Airbus’s A321LR, the long-range variant of the manufacturer’s popular narrowbody.

Azores Airlines airline offers year round nonstop service from Boston and Toronto to the Portuguese-controlled archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. It also offers seasonal service from Montreal and Oakland, with the later route sold by Azores Airlines but operated by charter carrier HiFly. Azores Airlines also serves destinations in Europe, including London and Lisbon.

Related: 5 Reasons You Need To Visit The Azores ASAP

According to the manufacturer, Azores currently operates five other Airbus jets in its mainline fleet, all from the A320 family of single aisle aircraft. The carrier has outfitted its new A321LR with 16 seats in business class and 174 in economy. Azores Air also has a fleet of six de Havilland Canada Dash 8 turboprop planes that fly under its regional brand.

The carrier’s new long-range aircraft is capable of flying 4,600 miles, giving Azores flexibility in expanding its operations on both sides of the Atlantic.

Featured photo of Azores Airlines new A321LR courtesy of Airbus.

Related: The Longest Routes on a Dash 8 Turboprop

 

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