International Airlines Group has firmed up options for a further 15 A320neos.
“IAG and its airlines are one of Airbus’ most prestigious and loyal customers with fleets and orders covering the full range of our products,” said John Leahy, chief operating officer – customers.
“IAG is one of the biggest customers for Airbus single aisle aircraft and demonstrates the preference of our products amongst the world’s leading airlines.
“We are delighted with IAG’s further vote of confidence in Airbus’ products.”
Incorporating new engines and the latest technologies, the A320neo Family will bring a step-change reduction in fuel consumption of over 15 per cent from day one and 20 per cent by 2020, longer range capability and reduced maintenance costs, as well significantly reduced carbon emissions.
Since its launch in 2010 the A320neo Family has won 60 per cent of all new orders for single aisle aircraft with over 100 seats and has been selected by over 75 airlines worldwide.