Air New Zealand takes delivery of its first A321neo

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Air New Zealand has become a new operator of the Airbus A321neo following the delivery of its first aircraft this weekend.

In total, Air New Zealand will acquire 20 A320neo aircraft.

Air New Zealand’s first A321neo is painted in the airline’s all black livery. The aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power engines and accommodates 214 passengers in a comfortable single class layout.

Air New Zealand’s fleet of A320neo aircraft will initially add capacity on the carrier’s trans-Tasman and Pacific Island routes and at a later stage on domestic services. It operates 30 A320ceo on its domestic, trans-Tasman and Pacific Islands routes.