Indian Airline Takes Delivery of First A320neo



IndiGo, one of India’s largest airlines took delivery of its first A320neo. The delivery makes IndiGo the first A320neo operator in India and in Asia.

“The A320neo aircraft will enable us to continue to offer affordable air transportation and a new flying experience for our customers,” said Aditya Ghosh, president of IndiGo. “The fuel efficient aircraft will be part of a new phase of our growth and will enable us to offer more regional and international destinations at the best price.”

IndiGo is one of Airbus’ biggest A320 family customers having ordered 530 aircraft in total. These include 430 A320neo from orders placed in 2015 (250 A320neo) and 2011 (180 A32neo). IndiGo also placed an order in 2005 for 100 A320s which have all been delivered.

“It fills us with pride that IndiGo, India’s largest airline and the biggest customer for our A320neo, has taken delivery of its first aircraft,” said Dr. Kiran Rao, Airbus executive vice president of Strategy and Marketing. On top of best in class operational efficiencies and environmental benefits, the A320neo will offer IndiGo’s passengers unmatched comfort.”


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