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Fri, 21 June 2019

IAG Orders 14 Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of single aisle planes, with a firm order for 14 aircraft.

Of the fourteen aircraft, eight are destined for Iberia and six for Aer Lingus.

IAG, the parent company of leading airlines also including British Airways, Level and Vueling, is one of Airbus’s largest customers and this agreement will take the overall order from the group to 530 aircraft.

Aer Lingus A321XLR. Click to enlarge.

 IAG airlines combined operate one of the world’s largest Airbus fleets with over 400 aircraft.

The aircraft will enable Aer Lingus to launch new routes from Ireland to beyond the US East Coast and Canada.

For Iberia, this is new aircraft type will enable it to operate new transatlantic destinations and increase frequencies in key markets.

Scheduled to launch in 2023, the A321XLR has a range of up to 4,700nm, 15% more than the A321LR.

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