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Just announced at the 2021 Dubai Airshow, the Indigo Partners airlines have announced an order of a total of 255 new A321NEOs to come to 4 of their airlines. The order consists of mostly A321NEOs with some airlines also opting to receive A321XLRs.
Wizz Air will order 102 aircraft, with 75 A321NEOs and 27 A321XLRs. Frontier will order 91 aircraft, all A321NEOs. Volaris will also order 39 aircraft, all being A321NEOs. Finally, JetSMART will order 23 aircraft, consisting of 21 A321neos and 2 A321XLRs.
This is a huge expansion for these airlines. Frontier, specifically tweeted that they are in the process of tripling their fleet size by 2029.
“This order reaffirms our portfolio airlines’ commitment to consistent growth through the next decade. The Airbus A321neo and A321XLR have industry-leading efficiency, low unit costs and a substantially reduced carbon footprint relative to prior models. With these aircraft, Wizz, Frontier, Volaris and JetSMART will continue to offer low fares, stimulate the markets they serve and improve their industry-leading sustainability profile,” said Bill Franke, Managing Partner of Indigo Partners.