Jet2.com Orders an Additional 15 Airbus A321neos, Expanding Total Order to 51 Aircraft
Jet2.com has placed an order for 15 Airbus A321neos in addition to 36 ordered in August 2021, expanding their total order to 51 aircraft. The orders reflect the Leeds, UK-based carrier’s ambitious expansion and fleet renewal plans.
On Wednesday (October 6, 2021), Airbus announced that Leeds, UK-based carrier Jet2.com has placed an additional order for 15 Airbus A321neos. The new order follows an August 2021 order for 36 of the aircraft type, expanding their total order to 51 aircraft. The aircraft will be configured with 232 seats and feature the Airspace cabin with innovative lighting, new seating products and overhead bins which are 60 percent larger than previous generation aircraft. Jet2.com will announce their engine selection at a later time. The combined orders reflect the carrier’s ambitious fleet renewal and expansion plans.
The Airbus A320neo Family incorporates the latest technologies with next generation engines and Sharklets, delivering a 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption per seat. The aircraft also offers an additional range of up to 500 nm (900 km) or two tons of extra payload, providing additional revenue potential for operators. At August 31, 2021, the A320neo Family had won over 7,500 firm orders from more than 120 global customers.