XL Airways France orders two A330-900neos and commits to current A330 reconfiguration

    XL Airways France placed an order two A330-900neo aircraft for consideration of USD592.8 million (tourmag.com/air-journal.fr, 09-Jan-2019). The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2020. The carrier’s current A330-200/-300 aircraft will also be refurbished to include premium economy class. “This evolution of our product is the biggest project ever launched by the company”, XL Airways president Laurent Magnin said, “permitting us to take up the challenge of the primordial question of long haul low cost: how to continue to to decrease airfares while improving passenger experience”.