UK low cost holiday company Jet2, has placed an order for 36 brand new Airbus A321neo jets, becoming a new Airbus customer.
The airline which operates from Bristol Airport currently has a fleet of Boeing 737 and Boeing 757 aircraft, the 757’s and some of the 737’s are aging and need to be replaced with newer more efficient aircraft.
The order reflects Jet2 ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans for the future, at the time of writing the engine selection hasnt been made by Jet2. This is exciting news for Jet2 and Bristol Airport which will hopefully take advantage of these new jets when they come online in the future.
Philip Meeson, Jet2.com Executive Chairman said, “Jet2.com will be proud to operate the Airbus A321neo in the years ahead. This aircraft is, in our opinion, the most efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft in its class today – it will give our holiday customers a wonderfully comfortable and enjoyable experience as they travel with us for their well deserved Jet2holiday.”
The aircraft will be configured for 232 seats with an Airspace cabin featuring innovative lighting, new seating products and 60 percent larger overhead baggage bins for added personal storage.
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