Boston --The first all new Azores Airlines Airbus A321neo made its inaugural flight to Boston on Friday, February 2, from the Azores.
The airline will operate two Airbus A321neo
aircraft during 2018, and, from 2019, these aircraft will then be replaced with four Airbus A321
LR over a two-year period. This first aircraft is nicknamed “Breathe” to celebrate the clean air and green landscapes of the islands.
These aircraft will connect Portugal and Azores to
Boston. The A321neo carries up to 186 passengers. With the widest single-aisle cabin on the market, every A321neo offers modern comfort in every class.
The A321neo aircraft will replace Azores’ A310s and offers new levels of efficiency; passenger comforts well as environmental benefits.
The new aircraft cabin
offers a modern design, a new air purifier with filters and light-emitting diodes for ambience lighting and passenger service unit
. The new aircraft offers larger luggage storage, too.
The next A321, “Wonder,” is being outfitted by Airbus
Azores Airlines offers regular service between Boston the Azores as well as
Lisbon and Porto with seasonal service from Providence and Oakland
, with connections to Madeira, Cape Verde
and the Canaries.