Synergy Aerospace firms up order for nine Airbus A330 Family aircraft
Blagnac, 12 July 2012
Synergy Aerospace signed a firm order for nine Airbus A330 Family aircraft, including six A330-200 passenger and three A330-200 Freighter aircraft. Engine choice will be announced at a later date.
“The A330-200 is a great investment for Synergy thanks to its optimal fuel efficiency, low operating costs and outstanding environmental performance,” said German Efromovich, Chairman of Synergy.
“The A330 Family is setting the standard in the region thanks to its high performance and cost efficiencies,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers.“Airbus is proud that Synergy will be among the first in Latin America to benefit from the A330F’s outstanding economics and proven track record.”
The A330 Family, which spans 250 to 300 seats, and includes Freighter, VIP, and Military Transport/Tanker variants, has now attracted more than 1,200 orders and around 900 aircraft are flying with some 90 operators worldwide. The A330-200F, can carry up to 70 tonnes of payload and offer a range of up to 4,000nm. More than 50 A330-200F freighters have been ordered by nine operators. As to date, 12 A330-200F are currently flying with five operators, all of them praising the efficiency and versatility of what is the most modern mid-size freighter today.