The plane (named after the paintings Minyma Kutjara Tjukurpa) shall be configured with 10 enterprise class and 127 financial system seats, and can initially function flights between Melbourne and Canberra.
Qantas stated the A220 had virtually double the vary of its current 717 plane, permitting it to fly between any metropolis in Australia. The group stated that the planes would principally be used to attach smaller capital cities like Canberra and Hobart with main hubs in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
Commenting on the information Qantas Group CEO, Vanessa Hudson, stated:
“These plane have the potential to vary the best way our prospects journey throughout the nation, with the flexibility to attach any two cities or cities in Australia.
“Meaning sooner and extra handy journey for enterprise journeys and thrilling new potentialities for vacation journey. A complete new fleet sort additionally means plenty of alternatives for our individuals to function and take care of these plane.”
This summer time Qantas introduced an order for extra A350 and 787 plane, in what it known as “the ultimate piece of its jet fleet renewal programme”.