AirBaltic CEO Martin Gauss told ATW the Airbus A220-300 (former Bombardier CS300) has so far delivered higher-than-expected fuel savings. In addition, the launch operator has overcome many technical issues with the aircraft. The Latvian national carrier, which started scheduled services with the type in December 2016, has operated enough flights to see what the aircraft can do. “We can confirm the fuel burn savings is higher than expected—a positive surprise,” Gauss said. ...

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