Colombian Airlines Avianca Confirm the purchase order 88 new planes A320neo From the European manufacturer Airbus The company announced on Tuesday that it will be integrated into its fleet between 2025 and 2031.
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The agreement between the airline and Airbus also includes the option to purchase an additional 50 aircraft of this model.
According to Avianca, with 88 new A320neo aircraft, it will be able to continue to provide its customers with flights of the highest quality.”With its improved operation thanks to the efficiency and productivity of this aircraft’, which also allows for a more sustainable process because it consumes a 20% less fuel from similar aircraft.
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“This is good news for our company, our employees and our customers, considering that the A320neo family is the most advanced single-lane fleet in terms of efficiency, reliability and comfort.Avianca Chief Financial Officer Rohit Philip was quoted as saying in a statement.
Philip added that this confirms that Avianca, which last year completed its financial restructuring out of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, It makes the necessary investments to grow its airline network.
Avianca’s business plan includes operating more than 200 routes, mostly point-to-point, and a fleet of more than 130 aircraft by 2025.
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88 Airbus A320neo aircraft will join more than 110 Avianca-owned aircraft in passenger operations, the most complete in Colombia and One of the largest companies in Latin America, With a network of 120 routes and more than 3,200 weekly flights, the company added.
“The A320neo incorporates the latest technology, including new generation enginesAirbus president for Latin America and the Caribbean, Arturo Parreira, said:
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Parreira stressed that the A320neo “Saves 20% on fuel and reduces CO2 compared to the previous generation of Airbus aircraft“.