Piaggio Aerospace has received an order at the show for the new P.180 Avanti EVO, from French operator Oyonnair.
Oyonnair specialise in medical and cargo transportation and the the new P.180, which is expected to be delivered by the second quarter of 2023, will be set up in medevac configuration, with an enlarged door (from 24 to 29 inches wide) and an additional fuel tank, to offer better performance and mission flexibility.
Daniel Vovk, chief executive officer of Oyonnair said: “The Avanti Evo is fast, versatile and an efficiency champion, thanks to the lowest fuel consumption in its category and the option of flying SAF, thus reducing carbon emissions. With the new configuration, we can offer to our clients even better performance: for this reason, and according to our growth strategy, we are now aiming at ordering three more aircraft by the end of this year”.
“Piaggio Aerospace is grateful to Oyonnair for the renewed trust into the Avanti EVO, the company’s flagship product, and Piaggio Aerospace itself,” said Vincenzo Nicastro, Piaggio Aerospace’s Extraordinary Commissioner.
”Now that we are definitively close to identifying a new owner, such an announcement confirms that the company is healthy and ‘on the market’, ready to further unleash its potential.”
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