Air France-KLM orders 10 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus, valued at more than 2.8 billion

The Air France-KLM Group has placed a firm order of ten A350-900 wide-body aircraft valued at 3,174 million dollars (2,861.14 million euros) at the catalog price of the aeronautical constructor, which will raise the number to 38 Total orders for this type of aircraft.

As explained by Airbus on Wednesday, when acquiring the wide-body aircraft, «the airline will benefit from a significant reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.»

The rationalization and modernization of the fleet is fundamental in our effort to recover our leading position in Europe, «said the CEO of the Air France-KLM Group, Benjamin Smith.

According to the manager, «with a 25% reduction in fuel consumption compared to the aircraft of the previous generation, the Airbus A350-900 is a jewel of European experience and a favorite of passengers.