Air Côte d’Ivoire has received a new A320 aircraft at a ceremony held at the Airbus Delivery Centre, Toulouse.
This ceremony was jointly presided over by Didier Evrard, Airbus executive vice president programmes and Abdoulaye Coulibaly, chairman, Air Côte d’Ivoire board of directors.
Air Côte d’Ivoire chose the A320 family because of its exceptionally comfortable cabin, low operating costs and excellent fuel consumption performance.
It already operates six Airbus aircraft (four A319s and two A320) in the framework of a leasing contract.
The Ivory Coast’s flagship airline, based in Abidjan, operates 25 different domestic routes in West Africa and Central Africa.
Air Côte d’Ivoire currently flies to 20 international destinations located in West and Central Africa, and to five domestic destinations.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.
In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000.