AFG Aviation Ireland Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aircraft Finance Germany GmbH, successfully placed two Airbus A321-231 aircraft with its customer Global Aviation for Air Transportation Ltd. Global Aviation is a new airline based in Baghdad, Iraq and was established as a public-private partnership between the Iraqi Government and a renowned Iraqi businessman.
Global Aviation specialises in Hajj and Umrah flights out of Iraq and will start operations this year.
The A321, offers the best seat-mile costs of any single-aisle aircraft – with passenger capacities comparable to that of a wide-body jetliner.
This stretched-fuselage aircraft has an overall length of 44.51 metres, providing ample room to comfortably accommodate between 170 and 200 travellers – or up to 220 in a high-density layout.