Toulouse, 31 August 2021 –Jet2.com, based in Leeds, United Kingdom, has placed an initial order for 36 A321neos, making it a new Airbus customer and a new Airbus A320neo Family operator. Jet2.com’s ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans are reflected in the order. The engine will be chosen at a later time.
“Jet2.com will be proud to operate the Airbus A321neo in the years ahead,” said Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman of Jet2.com. This aircraft is the most efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft in its class today, in our opinion, and it will provide our holiday customers with a wonderfully comfortable and enjoyable experience as they travel with us for their well-deserved Jet2holiday.”
The plane will seat 232 passengers in an Airspace cabin with innovative lighting, new seating products, and 60 percent larger overhead baggage bins for more personal storage.
The A320neo Family incorporates the most advanced technologies, such as new generation engines and Sharklets, to reduce fuel consumption per seat by 20%. With a range of up to 500 nautical miles/900 kilometres and a payload of two tonnes more, the A321neo will provide Jet2.com with additional revenue opportunities.
The A320neo Family had received over 7,400 firm orders from over 120 customers around the world by the end of July 2021.