The new A220-300 has a range of 5,000 kilometers. Air France operates the new aircraft from Paris Charles-de Gaulle to destinations in Europe.
The A220 is equipped with the latest techniques and construction. By using new materials such as lithium aluminum, the aircraft is lighter than its predecessors.
Compared to the older A318 and A319 that the A220 replaces, fuel consumption is expected to be about 20% less. In addition, the A220 produces 20% less CO2 and the aircraft is 34% quieter.