Air New Zealand Selects ALIA As Next-Gen Aircraft

Air New Zealand has announced the ALIA as the airline’s first purchase of a next-generation aircraft in its Mission Next Gen Aircraft programme.

The battery-powered all-electric aircraft is designed by electric aerospace company BETA Technologies and is expected to join Air New Zealand’s fleet in 2026. Air New Zealand is purchasing the conventional take-off and landing version of the ALIA.

The announcement follows 18 months of evaluation and diligence by Air New Zealand. Through the airline’s Mission Next Gen Aircraft programme, it sought and received ideas and insights from 30 organisations, selecting four partners to work closely with on its goal of read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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