Turkish Airlines firms up order for 20 additional A321neo aircraft: Company
DHA PhotoTurkish Airlines, Turkey’s flagship airline, has firmed up a commitment to purchase 20 additional A321neo aircraft, Airbus said in a press release Dec. 1.
The airline already has 72 A321neos on order and is again renewing its confidence in the A321neo as the aircraft of choice to boost its expansion, according to the press release.
“As one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, our ambitious growth strategy needs to be fully supported by only the most efficient, reliable and profitable aircraft,” said Temel Kotil, the CEO of Turkish Airlines. “This order for 20 more A321neos will help us achieve our expansion plans in a profitable and sustainable manner.”
The A320neo family incorporates the latest technology, including new-generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15 percent in fuel savings from day one and 20 percent by 2020 with further cabin innovations, said the press release.
With more than 4,300 orders received from over 75 customers since its launch in 2010, the A320neo family has captured a 60 percent share of the market, it added.