The A321LR has a flight range of 7,400 kilometers, but due to the favorable weather conditions (downwind) and without a maximum load, the aircraft managed to fly from Canada to Greece in 8 hours and 20 minutes.
The Long Range variant enables airlines to fly across the ocean with relatively small aircraft and thus maintain routes for which large aircraft would have too much capacity. Incidentally, Airbus also offers the A321XLR (eXtra Long Range), which has a flight range of 8,700 kilometers.
Although Airbus praises the A321LR on social media, the question is whether passengers would like to spend more than eight hours in a single-aisle aircraft.
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