Atlantic Airways Receives First A320neo Aircraft – By Mary OKWUELUM


Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier has acquired its first A320neo, MSN8918, which was leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC: NYSE: AL).

The Aircraft is said to be configured in an all-economy cabin layout and powered by CFMI LEAP-1A engines. Also, the A320neo features the widest single-aisle cabin, delivers more than 20 percent fuel and CO2 savings as well as a 50 percent noise reduction.

Recently, the airline placed a firm order for two additional A320neos and has been an Airbus customer since 2008 operating three of Airbus’ fleet of A320 family aircraft comprising two A319ceos and one A320ceo.

The A320neos has so far secured over 6,500 orders from 100 customers thereby capturing 65% of the market.


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