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Fri, 25 Oct 2019

Spirit Airlines Signs MOU For Up To 100 Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Spirit Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft.

Once finalised, the aircraft will be a mixture of A319neos, A320neos, and A321neos.

Based in South Florida, Spirit is a rapidly growing ultra-low-cost carrier.

Spirit Airlines A320neo. Click to enlarge.

“This new order represents another milestone for Spirit,” said Spirit Airlines’ President and CEO Ted Christie. “The additional aircraft will be used to support Spirit’s growth as we add new destinations and expand our network across the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. We look forward to working with our valued partners at Airbus to finalise our agreement.”

At the end of September 2019, the A320neo Family had received more than 6,650 firm orders from nearly 110 customers worldwide.

“The Airbus A320 Family has been a strong platform for the remarkable success of Spirit over the past several years,” said Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christian Scherer. “The ongoing, enthusiastic spirit the airline demonstrates in our A320neo Family is most rewarding, and we look forward to playing a part in the Spirit team’s continued growth for many, many years to come.”

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