TAP is the first airline in the world to receive this plane.
TAP Air Portugal received the world’s first A330neo aircraft, making it the first to benefit from the unique economic efficiency of this new Airbus model.
The new aeroplane offers a superior range, compared to the previous model, and has the new Airspace cabin, which offers the best comfort on board for passengers. The Portuguese carrier will receive another 20 A330-900 aircraft in the next few years, according to a press release.
“It is with great satisfaction that I welcome the first Airbus A330-900 from our fleet. Its unbeatable efficiency will strengthen the expansion of our business, “said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of TAP Air Portugal, in the same statement.
“The A330neo will provide us with great operational flexibility thanks to its resemblance to other Airbus aircraft in our fleet. This aircraft will be the first equipped with the new cabin Airspace a new concept developed to meet our ambition to offer the best product of the industry to our passengers, “added the CEO of TAP Air Portugal.