Saturday, February 7, 2015

Avianca wants 100 A320neos

Avianca Holdings S.A. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 100 A320neo family aircraft. Avianca, headquartered in Bogota, Colombia will base its fleet renewal strategy on the A320neo family, according to Airbus. To date, the A320neo program has 245 firm orders from seven customers in Latin America: Avianca, Azul, Interjet, LAN, TAM, VivaAerobus and Volaris. (Source: Airbus, 02/05/15) Gulf Coast note: Airbus will open an A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Ala., later this year. Other A320 FALs are in Germany, France and China.