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AerCap delivers the first new Airbus A320neo to EgyptAir

First Airbus A320neo for EgyptAir

AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced it has delivered a new Airbus A320neo aircraft on lease to EgyptAir, the first of a 15 A320neo Family aircraft deal with EgyptAir.

With this delivery, EgyptAir will become the first airline based in mainland Africa to operate the aircraft type.

AerCap is the world’s largest Airbus A320neo Family lessor, with 325 owned and on order.

Top Copyright Photo: EgyptAir Airbus A320-251N WL F-WWBB (SU-GFJ) (msn 9473) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 948824.

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Gulf Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

The first Airbus A320neo for Gulf Air

Gulf Air on August 18, 2018, took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo (A9C-TA, msn 8323).

The airline released photos of its new updated cabin for the new engine option.

Gulf Air also issued this statement and photo:

Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, took delivery of its first A320neo. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, made its maiden journey from Toulouse to Bahrain, landing at the Bahrain International Airport at 16:00 local time.

The aircraft is the first of the 29 A320neo Family aircraft ordered during the 2016 Bahrain International Airshow. This delivery also makes Gulf Air the first Middle Eastern national carrier to fly the A320neo.

Gulf Air currently operates 28 Airbus aircraft. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet and thanks to Airbus’ overall fleet commonality, the airline will benefit from low operating costs, optimum fuel efficiency and seamless, best-in-class passenger comfort of any single aisle aircraft.

Featuring the widest single aisle cabin in the sky, the A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver at least 15 percent fuel savings at delivery and 20 percent by 2020. With more than 6,100 orders received from over 100 customers, the A320neo Family has captured nearly 60 percent share of the market.

Top Copyright Photo: Photo before the engines were added: Gulf Air Airbus A320-251N F-WWBB (A9C-TA) (msn 8323) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 942587.

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