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Wed, 19 June 2019

AirAsia Converts 253 Orders for Airbus A320neo to A321neo Aircraft

AirAsia has decided to upsize its future Airbus single aisle fleet, converting 253 orders for the A320neo to the larger A321neo version.

Thai AirAsia Airbus A320 reg: HS-BBJ. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

The change will enable the airline to offer higher capacity in response to ongoing strong demand across its network.

The change also means that AirAsia has become the worldís largest customer for the A321neo.

In total, AirAsia has placed orders for 592 A320 Family aircraft. Following the upsizing, AirAsiaís backlog with Airbus includes 353 A321neo.

 To date, the airline has taken delivery of 224 A320 Family aircraft, flying out of its bases in Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines and Thailand.

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