A220 embarks on six-stop Asian tour

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29 July 2019 by Alfred Chua, Singapore, FlightGlobal.com

The Airbus A220 test aircraft will be making its way to six points in Asia as part of a demonstration tour

The airframer says the A220-300 will visit Seoul, before flying to Yangon, Hanoi, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Nagoya. The demo tour will last from 29 July to 6 August, it adds.

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The A220 deployed for the demonstration tour will be an Airbus flight test aircraft fitted with a typical single class passenger cabin.

Airbus adds: “During the A220 demonstration tour, customers and media will be offered a close up view of the aircraft’s outstanding characteristics, comfort and performance that benefit both operators and passengers alike.”

Cirium’s Fleets Analyzer shows that in the Asia-Pacific region, only Korean Air operates the A220 and it has 10 aircraft in service. Air Vanuatu has four A220s on order.