Winter 2019

Private Aviation & Premium Travel
First ACJ320neo Delivered

Delivery of the first ACJ320neo is the latest milestone in the roll-out of a completely new ACJ Family

Acropolis Aviation, a leading luxury charter aviation operator based at Farnborough Airport, UK, has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo from Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ).

Derived from the popular A320neo airliner family, the corporate jet version features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy.

The new ACJ320neo will now undergo cabin-outfitting by AMAC in Basel, Switzerland, receiving a VVIP cabin designed by Alberto Pinto. Its current ACJ livery will also be replaced by Acropolis Aviation colours.

“Delivery of the first ACJ320neo is the latest milestone in the roll-out of a completely new ACJ Family, enabling even more of the comfort, range and value prized by business jet customers,” says ACJ President Benoit Defforge.

The A320neo Family is widely proven with airlines, which already fly more than 600 of them.

Corporate jet customers are now poised to benefit from this airliner heritage, enhanced by specific features – such as extra fuel tanks in the cargo hold that contribute even more intercontinental range, an improved cabin atmosphere, a higher maximum take-off weight and cruise altitude, and airstairs.

The ACJ320 Family currently comprises the ACJ319neo, capable of flying eight passengers 6,750 nm/12,500 km or more than 15 hours, and the ACJ320neo, which can fly 25 passengers 6,000 nm/11,100 km or more than 13 hours.

Deliveries of the ACJ320neo’s sibling, the ACJ319neo, will begin in the coming months.

In addition to their new fuel-saving engines and Sharklets, ACJ320neo Family aircraft have the widest and tallest cabins of any business jet, without costing more to operate or taking up more ramp space.

The ACJ Family includes a complete family of VIP widebodies that can carry even more passengers non-stop around the world – including the new ACJ330neo and ACJ350 XWB.

More than 190 ACJs are in service around the world.

The A320neo Family is the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft with over 6,500 orders from more than 100 customers since its launch in 2010. It incorporates latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15 per cent in fuel savings from day one and 20 per cent by 2020 with further cabin innovations. The A320neo also offers significant environmental performance with nearly 50 per cent reduction in noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft.

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) creates the world’s most rewarding flying experiences for customers by providing them with unique expertise, the finest service, best technology and highest standards of care in corporate aviation. All Airbus corporate jets come from the most modern aircraft family on the market, derived from Airbus’ successful market-leading jetliners.  

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