Airbus (Toulouse) has delivered its 8,000th aircraft – an A320 for AirAsia Indonesia (Jakarta). The aircraft took off from Toulouse, France on Saturday August 3 and arrived earlier today (August 5) at its new base in Jakarta.
AirAsia Group is the largest low-cost airline in Asia and now operates an all-Airbus fleet. The airline is the largest customer for the A320 Family, having ordered a total of 475 aircraft, comprising 264 A320neo and 211 A320ceo. Meanwhile, Airbus wide body aircraft are the choice of the group’s long haul affiliate AirAsiaX, which has ordered a total of 26 A330-300s and ten A350 XWBs. A total of 141 Airbus aircraft are flying today in AirAsia’s colors out of its 16 bases in the region, which include Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.
Copyright Photo: Airbus. A320-216 PK-AZF (msn 5706) was officially handed over at Toulouse on August 3.