Airbus A220 Receives Canadian ETOPS Rating

Airwise | January 14, 2019

Airbus A220 Receives Canadian ETOPS Rating
The Airbus A220 has received 180-minute extended operations approval from regulatory authority Transport Canada. The three hour ETOPS rating allows the A220 to operate commercial operations with twin-engine aircraft on routes up to 180 minutes flying time from the nearest airport. Airbus said the approval paves the way for A220 customers to start new direct non-limiting routings over water, remote or underserved regions. Head of Engineering and Customer Support on the A220, Rob Dewar said it is “the only in-production aircraft in its class capable of performing both steep approach and long-range operations… unlocking new route opportunities for airlines.

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