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ANA Firms Up Order for 7 More Airbus A321 Aircraft

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 6 April 2015

ANA Holdings has firmed up an order for seven more Airbus A321 aircraft (four A321ceo with Sharklets and three A321neo), following the previous announcement in January this year.

This firm order brings ANAs total order for the A320 Family to 37 aircraft (26 A321neo, four A321ceo with Sharklet, and seven A320neo).

ANA Group will be the first Japanese carrier to operate three variants of the A320 Family, the A321neo, the A321ceo and the A320neo.

With an optimised use of cabin space called Cabin-Flex, the A321neo will typically seat up to 240 passengers while maintaining Airbus standard comfort standard of at least 18-inch wide seats.

The A321ceo will seat up to 220, and the A320neo up to 180 people.

We are honoured that such a prestigious airline as Japans ANA Group has decided to expand its Airbus fleet by firming up this commitment, said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers. By selecting our single-aisle aircraft, ANA Group will benefit from unbeatable fuel efficiency and excellent cabin comfort for its demanding customers.

The first A320neo successfully took its maiden flight in September 2014 and is now undergoing an extensive flight test campaign.

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