Peach Aviation takes delivery of its first Airbus A320

Peach Aviation (Osaka-Kansai), Japan’s first low-cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 in Toulouse, France, through a leasing contract with GECAS. The Japanese carrier will lease 10 A320s.

Peach Aviation’s A320 aircraft seats 180 passengers in a single-class layout and is powered by CFM International engines.

A320-214 JA801P (msn 4887, ex F-WWIQ) is scheduled to arrive at Kansai International Airport on the morning of November 10, 2011.

JA801P will depart from Toulouse, France on November 8 and is scheduled to arrive at their home base, Kansai International Airport at 9:00AM on November 10 via Sharjah International Airport (United Arab Emirates) and U Tapao International Airport (Thailand).

Peach Aviation became Japan’s first official LCC (low cost carrier) in February 2011. It will be commencing flights from its home base, Kansai International Airport, no later than March 2012.

Photo: Airbus.