Flynas, a Saudi Arabian low-cost airline, has
signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 10 A321XLR
aircraft, the newest and longest range variant of the A320.
As part of the deal, Flynas will also upsize 10
of the A320neo it currently has on order to the A321neo.
Flynas started flying in 2007 and carried around
6.6 million passengers on 60,000 domestic and international
flights in 2018. The airline operates a fleet of 30 A320ceos and 2
The A321XLR is the next evolutionary step from
the A321LR which responds to market needs for even more range and
payload, creating more value for the airlines. Scheduled to launch
in 2023, the A321XLR will have a range of up to 4,700nm Ė 15%
more than the A321LR.