Jetstar Airways Takes Delivery of Their First Airbus A321neo
Australia’s largest low-cost carrier and Qantas Group carrier Jetstar Airways has taken delivery of their first Airbus A321neo, featuring a new refreshed livery. The aircraft is powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines and has been configured with a single class layout and 242 seats.
On Thursday (July 28, 2022), Airbus announced that Jetstar has received their first A321neo. Jetstar is part of the Qantas Group and is Australia’s largest low-cost carrier (LCC). The aircraft is powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines and has been configured in a single class layout with 242 seats. The cabin features extra large Airspace overhead bins which offer a 40 percent increase in volume, as well as USB ports and tablet holders at every seat. Jetstar’s new A321neo has also been fitted with an extra fuel tank, allowing the aircraft to serve all domestic destinations, as well as to South East Asia, including the popular tourist destination of Bali.
The delivered aircraft is the first of 38 A320neo Family aircraft that Jetstar has on order, including 18 A321neos and 20 A321XLRs. This order is part of a larger Qantas Group backlog of single-aisle aircraft, which currently stands at 149 aircraft. As of June 30, 2022, the A320neo Family had won over 8,000 firm orders from more than 130 customers worldwide.