SAS Airbus A321LR
SAS currently operates 44 Airbus A320neo and one A321LR powered by the LEAP engine. As part of its strategy to establish international routes, including to the US, the carrier aims to add two extra A321LR. SAS took delivery of the first Airbus A321LR last October.
MIAMI – SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK) will use CFM International’s fuel-efficient LEAP-1A jet engines to power 35 new Airbus A320neo passenger jets. CFM International is a 50-50 joint company between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines.
The deal combines the engines and related maintenance service and is valued at a list price of US$2.9bn. Magnus Örnberg, Executive Vice President and CFO of SK, says that the carrier’s objective is to lead in sustainable aviation and to reduce emissions by 25% by 2025 compared to 2005.
Örnberg adds that SK will use “state-of-the-art technologies allowing for lower fuel consumption and an increase read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”