LATAM Airlines Group’s first A320neo rolled out of the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Toulouse after the installation of Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100-JM engines, showcasing the airline’s new coral and indigo livery.
The aircraft will continue through the next stages of production, including completion of cabin furnishing, ground and flight tests.
The aircraft is scheduled for delivery to LATAM Airlines Group in the near future.
LATAM Airlines Brasil will become the first airline in South America to fly the A320neo.
The airline group was the first A320neo customer in Latin America and has more than 250 Airbus planes in operation.
The A320neo Family incorporates latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15 per cent in fuel savings from day one and 20 per cent by 2020 with further cabin innovations.
The A320neo Family is the world’s best-selling single aisle product line with over 4,500 orders from 83 customers since its launch in 2010 capturing almost 60 per cent share of the market.