Hi Fly receives a brand new Airbus A330neo´s, becoming the first wet lease specialist in the world to operate this state-of-the-art, ultra-efficient aircraft to the benefit of its customers.
Passengers will enjoy higher comfort levels in the Airspace signature brand new cabin designed and released recently by Airbus, while the airline itself will benefit financially from a significant lower consumption and carbon emissions. The aircraft seats 371 passengers in a two class configuration (18 high comfort business class seats with flat beds and 353 standard economy seats). All seats have installed a last generation inflight entertainment ZODIAC RAVE IFE System Generation 3.
This new A330neo is powered by the highly efficient new generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, the seventh iteration of the Trent family of large turbo-fan jet engines designed exclusively for the Airbus A330neo. A new optimized wing with Sharklets, specially designed for the Airbus family, further improves significantly its performance.
Speaking about this addition Hi Fly President, Paulo Mirpuri, said:
“Hi Fly is preparing for a busy future and we are delighted to welcome this new Airbus A330neo into our fleet.”
“The A330neo shows a marked improvement on its predecessors and, as a business with sustainability at the heart of all we do, we especially appreciate the exceptional efficiency of the A330neo, with its potential 14% reduced fuel-burn and outstanding comfort for passengers per seat compared to previous A330.”
“We are confident that the aircraft’s improved technologies, will bring the flying experience to a new level.”
“The acquisition of the A330neo aircraft is a significant step forward for Hi Fly. We are in the vanguard of those who have taken delivery of the new aircraft and we are happy to be able to offer these latest airliners to our customers. Also the addition of the A330neo to the Hi Fly Fleet leaves us operating the youngest, cleanest fleet in our history.”
The move to a more environmental friendly aircraft with reduced fuel-burn is in line with Hi Fly’s long commitment to sustainability practices. This investment reflects the company’s intent to fly modern, efficient and environmentally-friendly aircraft. The airline is on track to meet its commitment to fly plastic-free by the end of this year after it made industry history in a series of successful trial passenger flights last December, without a single-use plastic item on board. Hi Fly is also c ommited to became Carbon Neutral by the end of 2021.
The EASA and IOSA certified and FAA approved carrier operates a large fleet of Airbus aircraft, Airbus A320, A330, A340 and A380 families, exclusively available for wet lease worldwide. Wet Lease – the supply of aircraft and crew, maintenance and insurance – is Hi Fly’s core business and has been developed with unmatched operational expertise over the last 15 years.