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Air Arabia orders 120 Airbus aircraft

Air Arabia has signed an order for 120 Airbus aircraft.

Comprising 73 A320neos, 27 A321neos and 20 A321XLRs, the agreement was signed at the 2019 Dubai Airshow in the presence of Air Arabia’s chairman Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Air Arabia¬† chief executive Adel Al Ali and Airbus boss Guillaume Faury.

“Air Arabia’s fleet growth strategy has always been driven by commercial demand and we are glad to announce today one of the region’s largest single-aisle orders with Airbus to support our growth plans,” said Adel Al Ali.

He added: “The addition of the A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR complements our existing fleet and allows us to expand our service to farther and newer destinations while remaining loyal to our low-cost business model. We look forward to working with Airbus and receiving the first delivery.”

Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer, said: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with Air Arabia, this is a great endorsement for the A320neo family which will allow the airline to tap into new markets. We are committed to supporting the fast expansion of Air Arabia and the region.”

Air Arabia is an all Airbus operator with a total fleet of 54 A320 Family aircraft including the A321LR.

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