Thursday, October 24, 2019
Spirit wants 100 A320 series
Airbus and Spirit Airlines have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for the U.S.-based airline to acquire up to 100 A320neo series aircraft. Spirit announced its intention to place firm orders for a mix of A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo to meet its future fleet requirements. Spirit is based in South Florida. At the end of September 2019, the A320neo series had received more than 6,650 firm orders from nearly 110 customers worldwide. (Source: Airbus, 10/23/19) Gulf Coast note: Airbus builds the A320 series in Mobile, Ala., as well as in Germany, France and China.