PARIS- A prominent low-cost airline in the Middle East and a major air carrier in Saudi Arabia, Flynas (XY), has solidified its order with Airbus (EPA: AIR) for 30 new A320neo Family aircraft, further expanding its fleet.
This agreement brings Flynas’ total order with Airbus to 120 A320neo aircraft, which includes 10 A321XLRs.
Flynas Orders 30 Airbus A320neo
The official signing took place at the Paris Airshow, witnessed by esteemed individuals. Including Bandar Almohanna, flynas’ CEO and Managing Director, Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, H.E Saleh Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport and Logistic Service, H.E. Abdulaziz Alduailj, President of General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia, and Ayed Aljeaid, Chairman of the Board of NAS Holding.
This significant announcement underscores Flynn’s position as a key player in Saudi Arabia’s aviation industry. Further demonstrating the airline’s ambitious plans for fleet expansion using the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft.
Bander Almohanna, the CEO & Managing Director of flynas, expressed delight in confirming the latest order with Airbus.
He highlighted the unmatched benefits that the A320neo Family offers passengers regarding operational performance. Further, the environmental advantages and unique low-cost travel experiences.
The A320neo Family is renowned for its exceptional economics, extended range capability, and spacious cabin. Subsequently, it remains the preferred choice for airlines worldwide, including those operating in highly competitive low-cost sectors.
Airbus is eager to collaborate with flynas as it develops its future fleet and expands its presence in the rapidly growing Saudi market, stated Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International.
All Airbus Operator
As an all-Airbus operator, flynas is the first airline in Saudi Arabia to introduce the A320neo. Further, the carrier currently operates a fleet consisting of 32 A320neos, 13 A320ceos, and four A330-300s.
The addition of these new aircraft will support Flynas’ growth plans. As it continues to enhance its international routes and destinations network.
The A320neo Family incorporates cutting-edge technologies such as new-generation engines, Sharklets, and advanced aerodynamics. Subsequently resulting in at least 20 percent lower fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions.
With an impressive order book of over 8,700 aircraft from 136 customers, the A320neo Family remains the world’s most popular aircraft choice.
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