Airbus has delivered the 1,000th A320neo Family
The aircraft, an A321neo produced in Hamburg, Germany,
was delivered to the Indian airline, IndiGo.
IndiGo is the world’s biggest customer for the
A320neo Family with orders totaling 430 aircraft. Since its first
NEO was delivered in March 2016, its fleet of A320neo Family
grown into the world’s largest with 96 aircraft operating
alongside 129 A320s.
The A320neo Family is assembled at Airbus’ four global
sites: Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Tianjin, China; and
The world’s first A320neo was delivered in January
2016 and the programme has achieved milestones every year since:
the first A321neo in 2017; the first A321LR in 2018 and the launch
of the A321XLR in 2019.
Building on the A320ceo’s popularity, the
aircraft delivers 20% reduced fuel burn as well as 50% less noise
compared to previous generation aircraft.
At the end of September 2019, the A320neo Family had received more than 6,660 firm orders from close to 110 customers