Thursday, May 9, 2013

PHOTOS: French airline Aigle Azur debuts revamped livery on new Airbus A320


Aigle Azur debuts its new livery on Airbus A320 [Photo: J de Palmas]
Aigle Azur debuts its new livery [Photo: J de Palmas]
Double celebrations over at Aigle Azur, as the French airline has received its brand new Airbus A320 (msn 3242) AND debuted its impressive new livery on the aircraft.

The latest addition to Aigle Azur’s fleet arrived at Paris Orly-Sud airport, featuring a two-class configuration with 36 business class seats and 138 economy class seats.

Including the new A320, Aigle Azur’s fleet has now grown to 13 aircraft, which are a combination of A321s, A320s and A319s (in single-class, 2-class and 3-class configurations).

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A big thanks to J de Palmas from Aigle Azur, who informed me about the new livery and even provided some cool photos he took, for publication on TheAviationWriter.com.

I’ve included one of the photos on this page, and the rest have been uploaded as a photo album on my Facebook page – click here to view them all.

PROFILE: AIGLE AZUR


Founded in 1946 by Sylvain Floirat, Aigle Azur is the oldest private French company and has a vast historical heritage. Taken over by the GoFast Group in 2001, it currently operates flights to Algeria, Mali, Portugal, Tunisia and, as of recently, Russia, with departures from nine major French airports.

According to the financial year ending 31 March 2012, the company generated a turnover of 330 million euros. Aigle Azur transported 1.8 million passengers in 2012 aboard its 300 scheduled flights each week.

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3 comments :

  1. Guillermo Urena-RuizMay 9, 2013 at 5:36 PM

    I think it looks way nicer than their old livery! Makes it a bit more modern. Before it used to look cheap in my opinion. They definitely did a good job!

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  2. I have never heard about this company before :S

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  3. Captain Chip Asmoro (Indonesian Retired Pilot)May 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

    Robeel, you are a real Good writer and Editor for the Aviation Magazines or News Letter.

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