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On September 9, Delta Air Lines (DAL / DL) will carry out pre-use maintenance of the Airbus A350-900 and A330-900 (A330neo), which are being introduced, at the company's maintenance department "Delta Tech Ops" at Narita Airport. ) ”Was announced. For the new aircraft received, maintenance work before the start of commercial operation, including the installation of a Wi-Fi system, will be carried out toward the end of the year.
Narita will carry out pre-use maintenance on two A350-900s and three A330-900s, for a total of five aircraft. In mid-September and early December, he arrived in Narita from Toulouse, France, where the final assembly plant for Airbus is located, and will work at Tech Ops. The five passenger planes are scheduled to be launched on trans-Pacific routes such as the Los Angeles-Sydney route as successors to the Boeing 777, which will be retired later this year.
Delta has ordered 35 A350-900s and is operating 13 of them. After the delivery of two aircraft this month, the remaining 20 aircraft will be received sequentially from 2022 to 2026.
37 A330-900s, which went into service in July 2019, have been ordered, and 5 are in operation. After receiving three aircraft by the end of the year, the remaining 29 aircraft are expected to be delivered from 2021 to 2025.
Delta Air Lines, which first introduced the A350 in North America, is equipped with the private room type business class "Delta One Suite" for the first time. Starting with the Detroit route, which arrived at Narita on October 31, 2017, the Japanese route has been introduced mainly on the Pacific route connecting the United States and Asia. Compared to the 747, which was nicknamed Jumbo and retired, the operating cost per seat has improved by 20%.
Narita's Tech Ops is a hangar facility with an area of 13,000 square meters and opened in December 2014. This is the first contract for a dedicated hanger by Delta Air Lines outside the United States, and it has been approved as a certified business site by the Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.・ Disassembly and inspection) services are provided.https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/210409