After following up on Friday, 17th, Start another plane transfer From Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos bound for Brazil, the plane arrived in the country on Saturday afternoon, 18th, after making stops at two airports along the way.
The Airbus A320, which will soon be registered in Brazil under PS-MGF registration, left Athens, Greece, around 8:30 a.m. (GMT) on Friday, made a midday stop in Marrakesh, Morocco, and then departed for the second leg in Ilha do Sal, in Cape Verde, where I arrived at the end of the day.
After spending one night, the A320 took off at about 9:00 a.m. Saturday to cross the Atlantic, and finally landed in São Jose dos Campos (SP) at 4:40 p.m.
As seen in the photos above, ITA’s new Airbus A320 has already arrived with the Brazilian airline’s paint job. Now, the aircraft will undergo the process of importing, nationalizing and reconfiguring its 162-seat interior, before joining Five other planes of the same model Already existing in commercial services by the company.
This aircraft was manufactured in 2009 and delivered to the Greek company Olympic Air, where it was in service until it became the colors of Aegean Airlines also in 2013. And in early 2021, it was withdrawn from service.
According to Itapimirim, the new Airbus A320 is supposed to be operational by mid-October, allowing the company to increase the frequency of flights to the 13 cities in which it already operates: São Paulo-Guarulhos (SP), Rio de Janeiro-Jaleo (RJ)), Belo Horizonte- Confins (MG), Brasília (DF), Curitiba (PR), Florianópolis (SC), Porto Alegre (RS), Salvador (BA), Porto Seguro (BA), Maceió (AL), Recife (PE), Fortaleza (CE ) and Natal (RN).
In addition to these six A320s in Brazil, we remind you that the Airbus A319 was also recently seen abroad, but it is already painted in the company’s colors (click here to review photos).
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