Airborne with the A321neo

Concluding his look into easyJet’s introduction of the A321neo, Robin Evans finds out how the work of various teams has combined in practice and what differences result for crew and customer.

The Luton-based carrier has taken delivery of five of the 30 Airbus A321neos it has on order.
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Happy voices drift down the airbridge as the crew of seven make their way to the waiting aircraft. There are several reasons for their high morale – their twosector, 0820hrs check-in is rather civilised indeed, as First Officer Jake Chute remarks: “It’s a nice day one [the first of a five-day block].”

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