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South African Airways takes delivery of two new Airbus A320s

South African Airways (SAA) (Johannesburg) has taken delivery of its first two new Airbus A320s out of a total of 20 A320 Family aircraft ordered from Airbus in 2010. The development is set to deliver cost efficiencies and allow SAA to expand its Sub-Sahara regional route network and boost revenue in the rapidly growing market.

The airline’s A320s, powered by IAE-V2500 engines, feature a two class cabin layout, seating 24 passengers in business class and 114 in economy. The A320s will replace its present fleet of 737-800s and will augment the A319s it already has in service and mark the latest phase of SAA’s  fleet modernization plan.

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. SAA currently already operates 2 Airbus A320s and 13 Boeing 737-800s. Airbus A320-232 ZS-SZZ (msn 4990) arrives at the Johannesburg hub.

South African Airways: AG Slide Show