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11 Mar  2019 2545

Tashkent meets first Uzbekistan Airways Airbus A320neo

The first of the two highly economical aircraft ordered by the national airline landed in Tashkent International airport.

The Airbus A320neo has a two-class layout, it is designed to carry 150 passengers (business class - 12, economy class - 138). It is 20 percent more economical than its predecessors thanks to the latest LEAP-1A engines manufactured by CFM International.

The flight range of a highly economical aircraft has been increased from 4.5 thousand to more than 5 thousand kilometers.

The contract for the supply of two Airbus A320neo airplanes was concluded in 2017, as part of the Uzbekistan Development Strategy and the modernization program and unification of the Uzbekistan airways fleet. Delivery of the second aircraft is expected at the end of March.

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