Posted on: 07 September 2016 by Mark Howells
AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A320neo, equipped with a 186-seat Space Flex Cabin, in Hamburg.
The aircraft is the first CFM International LEAP-1A-powered A320neo to be delivered to South East Asia,and the second worldwide.
AirAsia is Airbus’ biggest airline customer for the A320 family, with a total of 575 aircraft ordered. 404 of these are A320neos, following the airline’s latest firm order for 100 A321neo aircraft placed at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow.
Pictured (left to right): Kiran Rao, EVP Strategy and Marketing, Airbus; Aireen Omar, CEO of AirAsia Berhad; and Bruno Castola, CFM International’s VP Airbus Programmes