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Paris Airshow: Saudia boosts A320neo Family fleet to 100

Posted 18 June 2019 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has decided to expand its existing A320neo Family order from 35 to as many as 100 NEO aircraft including 35 options.



The additional firm order takes Saudia’s order of A320neo Family aircraft to 65 of which 15 are A321XLRs.
 
The agreement was announced at the Paris Air Show by His Excellency Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation and Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer. 
 
Passenger demand in Saudi Arabia is experiencing strong growth on domestic, regional and international routes. The additional aircraft will be deployed to support the national carrier’s plan to boost capacity. Airbus and Saudia have also agreed to further expand their partnership with the development of technical training, maintenance and other services.


 
 



 

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