Tel Aviv-based Arkia Airlines took delivery of the first Airbus A321LR at a ceremony at Airbus’ Hamburg factory Nov. 13. The carrier upgraded its original order for four A321neos to the A321LR, becoming the launch customer for the long-range variant, following the collapse of Scandinavia-based Primera Air. The aircraft is powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. Arkia is configuring the aircraft with 220 seats with a 31inch pitch. It placed the original order in July ...

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