The order consists of 56 A320neo and 101 A321neo aircraft, showcasing easyJet’s commitment to renewing and expanding its fleet. Additionally, the airline has decided to convert 35 A320neo orders into the larger A321neo, further enhancing its capabilities. This strategic move not only supports easyJet’s growth plans but also contributes to a more sustainable and eco-friendly operation.
“We are very pleased to be able to confirm this significant order which not only enables easyJet to replace its older aircraft with more efficient aircraft, a core component of our net zero roadmap, but also provides us ability for disciplined growth, including the significant opportunity that upgauging brings, “commented Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet. “With this order easyJet will be able to continue to cement its leading position at Europe’s primary airports and so we look forward to working in partnership with Airbus in the years to come.”
“Airbus is delighted to be accompanying easyJet in its fleet growth and renewal. Its Airbus fleet allows easyJet to differentiate its offering in its competitive market with the most state-of-the-art, modern and comfortable aircraft, ” said Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International at Airbus. “easyJet and Airbus both are strong advocates for the aviation sector to de-carbonise. This significant investment into the most fuel efficient and SAF-capable aircraft is a testimony to our joint commitment in this respect. Bravo easyJet, and thank you!”
About the Airbus A320neo Family
The A320neo Family is the world’s most popular single-aisle aircraft, with 18,000 orders from nearly 140 customers worldwide. The A321neo is the largest model among this exceptional family, offering unmatched range and performance. With its state-of-the-art engines and Sharklets, the A321neo brings a remarkable 50% reduction in noise and over 20% fuel savings and CO2 reduction compared to its predecessors. Not only that, but it also boasts the most expansive single-aisle cabin in the sky, guaranteeing maximum comfort for passengers.
Airbus, known for its commitment to sustainability, has made it possible for the entire A320 Family to operate using up to 50% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). By 2030, Airbus aims to equip all its aircraft with the capability to run on up to 100% SAF.
The A321neo has earned Airbus over 5,600 unit orders from over 100 customers worldwide.