Flynas orders 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft
Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft.
In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to 80 A320neo. The deliveries are scheduled to take place during 2018-2026.
The agreement was announced in Riyadh at a press conference attended by Ayed Al Jeaid, Chairman, NAS Holding, Bander Al Mohanna, Chief Executive Officer, NAS Holding Group and Fouad Attar, Managing Director, Airbus Middle East.
Launched in 2007, the airline has successfully operated over 260,000 flights and carried more than 30 million passengers in the last ten years.
In 2016, Flynas set a new record by carrying 6.3 million passengers contributing to a 14% year-on-year increase. The A320neo will provide Flynas unbeatable efficiency and comfort in both high-density domestic segments as well as thinner routes.
Using an all Airbus fleet of 28 A320s; Flynas today serves a growing network of 64 airport pairs across the Middle East and North Africa, from four hubs in Saudi Arabia including Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Abha.
Source: OAG, February 2017
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