EVA Air becomes new Airbus A321 operator

Thursday 1st November 2012 at 07:08

EVA Air Airbus A321
B-16201 the first Airbus A321 for EVA Air

EVA Air of Taiwan operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to over 40 international destinations has become a new operator of Airbus single aisle aircraft following the delivery of its first A321.

Airbus A321

The aircraft is being leased from Aviation Capital Group (ACG) and is the first of 12 A321s ordered by the US lessor.

EVA Air Airbus A321
First A321 for EVA Air out of the paint shop without engines
The aircraft was handed over at a ceremony in Hamburg attended by Chang Kuo Wei, President of EVA Air. EVA Air currently plans to introduce 12 leased A321s into its fleet between now and end of 2014 for operation on regional routes. The airline has specified a high comfort two class layout for the aircraft seating 184 passengers. EVA’s Airbus A321 fleet will be powered by CFM International CFM56 engines.

EVA Air Fleet
Aircraft Type In Service On Order
Airbus A321-200 1 11
Airbus A330-200 11  
Airbus A330-300 3  
Boeing 747-400 7  
Boeing 777-300ER 15 7
McDonnell Douglas MD-90 5  
TOTAL 42 18

 

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Report by Derek Pedley

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