TAP Air Portugal last week received the world’s first Airbus A330-900neo, becoming the first airline “to benefit from its unbeatable, far-reaching economic features and the new Airspace cab version, which represents a new Company’s ambition to deliver the industry’s best product to its customers. By the end of 2019, TAP will receive another 19 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft. “
“The first Airbus A330-900neo has 298 seats arranged in a comfortable cabin configuration with three classes: 34 executive seats, 96 in economy class plus and 168 in economy class. The new Airspace cabin by Airbus, among other innovations, offers more space for each customer, larger luggage compartments, an innovative cabin lighting system, an onboard entertainment system and state-of-the-art connectivity with wi-fi available. The new aircraft has come to reinforce and expand TAP’s long-haul operation, “the statement said.
The delivery ceremony took place this afternoon in Toulouse, home of Airbus. “I am very pleased with the arrival of the first Airbus A330-900neo to our rapidly expanding fleet, with its unbeatable economy and efficiency going to boost our business, with the new Airbus A330-900neo consuming about 20% less fuel.