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Calling all JetBlue fans -- first appearance on new JetBlue 140-Seatter aircraft

JetBlue's new 140 seat A220 aircraft

In a time when the landscape of air travel is rapidly transforming, the unveiling of new aircraft models marks a pivotal moment in aviation innovation.

Enter the JetBlue new 140-seat aircraft (Airbus A220-300) -- the latest innovation in the aviation industry, designed specifically to accommodate 140 passengers. This new entrant is set to redefine the standards for mid-sized airliners, combining efficiency, comfort, and advanced technology.

JetBlue's new aircraft made an appearance over the weekend at Nantucket airport as the team coordinated a test operation to get people up to speed with parking and logistics. The A220 has plans to replace the fleet of 100 seat E190s which are about 2 decades old. Dimensions of the new craft are as follows comparing to the old--

Length: 38.7 Meters (vs. 35.1 Meters)

Wing Span: 35.1 Meters (vs. 28.7 Meters)

The aircraft features a state-of-the-art aerodynamic design, which reduces drag and improves fuel efficiency. Its wings are equipped with advanced winglets that minimize turbulence and fuel consumption, allowing to operate more cost-effectively.

The aircraft is powered by the latest generation of turbofan engines, which offer a 20% reduction in fuel burn compared to older models. The engines burn at a 50 percent blend of SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) and have plans to be using 100% by 2030.

JetBlue had announced their first delivery of the A220s back in January 2021. You can learn more about them here.

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