in Business Aviation

First ACJ320neo is assembled

Posted 16 August 2018 · Add Comment

The first ACJ320neo has been assembled on programme, fitted with CFM International LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ house-colours, in preparation for a first flight in the coming weeks.

After delivery to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of this year, the aircraft will enter outfitting at AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, where an Alberto Pinto-designed cabin will be installed, and be repainted in the customer’s colours. 

Like the airliner versions from which it is derived, the ACJ320neo Family features new-generation engines and Sharklets, saving around 15 per cent in fuel and delivering a leap forward in inter-continental range.

The resulting ACJ320neo can fly 25 passengers 6,000 nm/11,100 km or 13 hours - enabling routes such as London to Beijing or Cape Town and Moscow to Los Angeles - while the ACJ319neo can fly eight passengers 6,700 nm/12,500 km or 15 hours. 

Featuring the widest and tallest cabins of any large business-jet, the ACJ320neo Family delivers similar operating costs and better residual value, while being about the same size. 

Orders for the ACJ320neo Family stand at nine aircraft, comprising three ACJ319neo and six ACJ320neo aircraft.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Gainjet Ireland takes delivery of the world’s first EJ-registered aircraft

Celebrating 90 years of the Irish aircraft registry with the Irish Aviation Authority, GainJet Ireland added to the celebrations with its recently acquired Embraer Lineage 1000 EJ-IOBN, being the first aircraft to be registered under

Airports Company South Africa get environmental management certification

All nine of Airports Company South Africa’s airports have been certified as compliant with the most-recognised international standard for environmental management systems.

Ethiopian takes delivery of its eighth freighter

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has taken delivery of its eighth B777 freighter aircraft in its cargo fleet family, on November 10, 2018 at its home base at Bole International Airport.

Bristow floats fixed-wing passenger service in Nigeria

One of the world’s major helicopter operators is planning a fixed-wing service in Nigeria. Alan Dron finds out more.

A harsh time for Corsair International

Corsair, one of the major actors in the Indian Ocean for nearly 30 years will stop serving the islands of Madagascar and Mayotte.

Military gains for Indonesia in Africa

Indonesia is making inroads into the African military transport market. Jon Lake reports.

TAA SK1009311218
See us at
AviationAfrica_BT0607280219AirCargoAFA_BT220318210219