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TAAG ANGOLA AIRLINES LEASES FOUR AIRBUS A220 AIRCRAFT

Tom Baker, CEO ACG and Ana Major chairwoman TAAG Angola Airlines.

TAAG Angola Airlines has announced that it has entered into a long-term lease agreement with Aviation Capital Group LLC for four new Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The announcement was made on the first day of the Paris Air show.

The aircraft are to be delivered to TAAG in 2025.

“Incorporating four new A220 aircraft under this agreement is a clear sign of our international credibility and a major milestone in renewing the TAAG fleet. We are deeply committed to growing the company, leveraging our market share and destination portfolio. Our passengers will benefit from higher connectivity options while planning their trips and a greater flight experience overall, as the Airbus A220 is a smart, tech-advanced equipment suitable for nowadays gadgets,” said Eduardo Fairen, CEO of TAAG Angola Airlines.

“On behalf of ACG, we’re truly honoured and proud to be a business partner of TAAG Angola Airlines, supporting its growth and expansion plans with the modern and environmentally friendly A220-300 aircraft. This state-of-the-art equipment, with its comfort, low noise and fuel economy characteristics will support TAAG’s mission to reopen markets, tap into new destinations and increase the connectivity options with more frequencies,” said Tom Baker, CEO and President of ACG.

“The A220 is perfectly suited to the requirements of the African market and is the ideal choice for TAAG Airlines as it expands its footprint on the continent and beyond. Thanks to its optimal size, single aisle comfort, and generous baggage and cargo capacity, the aircraft will further elevate TAAG’s service capabilities,” said Mikail Houari, president Airbus Africa and Middle East.

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