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easyJet Takes Delivery of 250th Airbus Aircraft

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easyJet has taken delivery of it 250th Airbus A320 family aircraft.

To celebrate the 250th delivery, easyJet has had the aircraft painted with an unique livery which features 250 miniature aircraft.

As with other recent deliveries to easyJet, the A320 is equipped with the latest technology and fuel-saving Sharklets.

Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, said, Taking delivery of our 250th Airbus helps us to continue to make travel easy and affordable and on our journey to become Europes leading airline. This milestone symbolizes the long term and successful partnership between Airbus and easyJet. It was only four years ago that we celebrated our 200th aircraft delivery. At that time easyJet then became the worlds youngest airline to reach a fleet of 200 Airbus aircraft also achieving it in the fastest time. easyJet is proud to count Airbus and CFM as such reliable partners.

easyJet operates Europes largest and the worlds fourth largest Airbus single aisle fleet.

Since easyJet took delivery of its first Airbus aircraft (an A319) in September 2003, Airbus has delivered an aircraft on average every 16 days since the first delivery.

easyJet has 158 aircraft currently on order, and in terms of total aircraft orders is Airbus third biggest airline customer. Currently easyJet fly a fleet of 85 A320s (180 seats) and 149 A319s (156 seats).

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