Airbus has delivered the first A321neo to ITA Airways, which will join the airline’s fleet of 81 Airbus aircraft.
The A321neo, which is on lease from Air Lease Corporation, will serve ITA Airway’s medium haul fleet.
The three-class configuration includes 12 Business Class full flat beds with direct aisle access, 12 Premium Economy seats in 4-abreast, and 141 Economy seats of which 12 are dedicated to Comfort Economy.
The cabin has XL overhead bins and customised LED lighting to reduce jetlag. Each seat is also fitted with the latest generation in-flight entertainment system with individual screens and on-demand content.
The A321neo is the largest aircraft in Airbus’ A320neo Family. It features new generation engines and Sharklets to offer a 50% noise reduction and more than 20% fuel savings and CO₂ reduction compared to previous generation single-aisle aircraft.
To date more than 5,500 A321neos have been ordered by customers across the globe.