Airbus lands order from easyJet for 157 A320neo Family aircraft

Aerospace giant Airbus has signed an order for 157 additional A320neo Family aircraft with budget airline easyJet.
The company, which employs thousands of people at its UK sites in Filton, South Gloucestershire, and Broughton, North Wales, said the order comprises 56 A320neo and 101 A321neo aircraft and also includes the upsizing of an existing order for 35 A320neo into the larger A321neo. The agreement is part of easyJet’s fleet renewal and upgauging plan and is also bringing substantial sustainability improvements to its business.
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Johan Lundgren, chief executive of easyJet said: “We are very pleased to be able to confirm this significant order which not only enables easyJet to replace its older aircraft with more efficient aircraft, a core component of our net zero roadmap, but also provides us ability for disciplined growth, including the significant opportunity that upgauging brings.
“With this order easyJet will be able to continue t …
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