With many airlines looking to modernize their regional aircraft, is the latest offering from Airbus, the A220, a spiritual successor to the MD-80? Let’s find out. There is no denying that the larger capacity of the MD-80 makes it an attractive aircraft, and the main reason why it has been in use for so long. However, in this world of higher fuel prices and demand for longer point to point routes, the A220 comes out on top.
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