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Flyadeal to issue RFP for up to fifty jets

Posted 1 November 2017 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will issue a Request For Proposals (RFP) to both Airbus and Boeing for the supply of up to fifty narrow-body aircraft by year-end, reports ch-aviation.

The Saudi budget carrier's chief executive, Con Korfiatis said: “We're looking at around 50 aircraft including options. This will be with the manufacturers,” he said. “We expect to issue that RFP very shortly over the next month.” 

Earlier in October, Saudi Arabian Airlines Group Director General, Saleh bin Nasser al-Jasser, told Reuters talks would focus on a firm order for around thirty aircraft with the A320neo and B737 MAX under consideration. 

flyadeal was launched in September and currently operates three A320-200s on flights covering Jeddah, Riyadh, and Gassim. As a low-cost airline, it competes with the privately-owned flynas  which, earlier this year, unveiled plans to replace its current fleet of twenty-six A320-200s and two A319-100s with eighty A320neo family aircraft from 2018 through to 2028.

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