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Aer Lingus Goes for the A350-900 XWB

Aer Lingus Goes for the A350-900 XWB

After much speculation as to which aircraft Aer Lingus would choose to replace its A330 fleet, the carrier has confirmed its order with Airbus for nine  A350-900 XWB (extra wide body).

The new Aer Lingus A-350-900

New Aer Lingus A350-900

This jetliner accommodates 315 passengers in a two-class configuration, while offering unbeatable economics in high-density seating and true long-haul capability with a range of up to 7,750 nautical miles.

Airbus’s right-sized interior cross-section for the A350 XWB Family is five inches larger than the nearest competitor, allowing operators to comfortably accommodate Economy Class passengers in eight-, nine- or 10-abreast arrangements.

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The first of the new aircraft will be delivered in 2018 with the rest in 2019 and 2020.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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