Toulouse - African carrier Air Senegal took delivery of its first Airbus A330neo on March 8.
Airline's new Airbus A330-900 is configured to accommodate 290 passengers in total - 32 in business class, 21 in premium plus and 237 in economy class.
The aircraft is equipped with two Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The national airline of Senegal will use its new widebody on Dakar-Paris route alongside the other medium and long-haul routes.
The airline has one more Airbus A330neo on order waiting to be delivered.
Air Senegal was founded in 2016 and began operations on May 2018. In addition to its new A330-900, the company operates one Airbus A319-100 and two ATR 72-600. The carrier flies to nine destinations in eight countries.