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Cyprus Airways Upgrades Fleet to A220, Unveiling Joint Conference with Airbus at Paris Air Show 2023

Cyprus Airways, the flag carrier airline of Cyprus, has recently announced the upgrade of its fleet from the Airbus A320 to the advanced A220 aircraft. This significant development was unveiled during a joint conference with Airbus at the prestigious Paris Air Show 2023 that took place on June 20, at 16:00 in the Airbus Chalet Press Conference Room.

The transition to the Airbus A220 marks a remarkable milestone for Cyprus Airways as it reinforces its position as a leading airline committed to providing an unparalleled travel experience. With the invaluable support of Air Lease Corporation (ALC), Cyprus Airways is embarking on this transformative journey to enhance operational efficiency and cater to the evolving demands of modern air travel.

 The Airbus A220-300, renowned for its exceptional features and capabilities, perfectly aligns with Cyprus Airways' vision to strike the ideal balance between passenger comfort and operational efficiency. This next-generation aircraft offers unparalleled worldwide support through Airbus' unique expertise and extensive supply chain network.

 "With our fleet upgrade to the Airbus A220, Cyprus Airways enters a new era of aviation," stated Paul Sies, CEO, Cyprus Airways. "We are thrilled to introduce this cutting-edge aircraft, which provides our passengers with unmatched comfort, unrivalled fuel efficiency, and a sustainable travel experience."

 The Airbus A220-300 boasts remarkable attributes, including unbeatable fuel efficiency with a 25 percent reduction in fuel burn per seat, a clean sheet design incorporating the latest technologies and robust systems, and a strong market potential to rationalize the 100–150-seater segment. Furthermore, the Airbus A220-300's advanced features, such as the PW1500G Geared Turbofan engine and aerodynamic optimization, contribute to a 50 percent smaller noise footprint and superior single-aisle comfort, offering wider seats, larger windows, and increased overhead stowage space.