David Neeleman: XLR is necessary, ‘The A321LR ended up not having the promised reach’

    TAP Air Portugal major shareholder David Neeleman commented on the A321XLR, stating that TAP will place an order for the aircraft, which would come from order conversions from A321LR (Mercado e Eventos, 19-Jun-2019). Mr Neeleman qualified the A321XLR as “important, necessary and a need” adding: “The A321LR ended up not having the promised reach… to replace the Boeing 757. The XLR is more ready”.