A new plane will join Japan’s Peach Aviation Limited (Peach)’s fleet
of Tokyo and Osaka-based low-cost carrier. Peach has taken delivery of
its first A321LR, and is set to become the first operator of the type in
With the A321LR, Peach will be able to establish new routes from Japan to destinations up to 7,400km in distance.
The A321LR, equipped with 218 seats, is part of the A320neo Family.
It allows airlines to reduce carbon footprint with 20% fuel savings, and
reduce noise footprint by 50% as opposed to older generations of
The aircraft’s seats are lined up in a single file along the length
of the cabin, allowing for wide-body comfort and ease of movement while
eliminating the frustrations involved with jostling with a neighbouring
passenger for use of the armrest.
With this new aircraft, airlines will benefit from the lowest
operating costs in the respective size categories, as well as the unique
commonality between variants of the Airbus Family.
Towards the end of 2021, the A320neo Family received more than 7,700 orders from over 120 customers worldwide.