Two A220s for Cyprus Airways, 100th neo at Pegasus Airlines

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The airline company Cyprus Airways received two Airbus A220-300, leased to ALC. The low cost Pegasus Airlines displays on one of its A321neo a sticker marking the arrival in its fleet of the hundredth European re-engined single-aisle aircraft.

Based at the airport of Larnaca-Glafcos Cleridesthe Cypriot national airline welcomed on July 21, 2023 the two A220-300 which it had announced the rental from Air Lease Corp. at the Paris Air Show in June. The aircraft registered 5B-DEA and 5B-DEB initially intended for Air Senegal are configured to accommodate 12 passengers in Business class and 122 in Economy (134 seats). They join a fleet of three A320 of 180 seats. Their entry into service is expected in the coming days, in particular to Dubai on August 2.

Cyprus Airways CEO Paul Sies plans to integrate twelve A220s by 2028. He said at a ceremony in Larnaca: “ Today marks a significant development in the history of Cyprus Airways. We are delighted to welcome our first two Airbus A220s to our fleet. From an A320 operator, the transition to the A220-300 represents a remarkable milestone and a new era for us. This aircraft is celebrated for its exceptional features and capabilities and aligns perfectly with our vision of finding the best balance between passenger comfort and operational efficiency. “.

AT Istanbulthe low cost Pegasus Airlines celebrates the future delivery of its hundredth A320neo family aircraft by affixing a “100th” sticker to the fuselage of its next A321neo (TC-RDP, today without engine)). The plane in the special livery and was photographed at the Airbus facilities in Finkenwerder. Pegasus currently operates according to Planespotters 46 A320neo with 186 seats, and 33 A321neo of 239 seats out of 72 now expected, alongside nine A320 (including 3 taken into wet lease) and fifteen Boeing 737-800.

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