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Peach Finalizes the Additional Order of Airbus A320neo

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Peach Finalizes the Additional Order of Airbus A320neo

  • 18 aircrafts to be added
  • Aircrafts will be gradually delivered from 2021
  • These additional aircrafts will be used for upgrading the existing aircrafts

Peach Aviation Limited (“Peach”; Representative Director and CEO: Shinichi Inoue) announced that it has finalized the additional orders of 18 A320neo aircrafts of Airbus (Head of Commercial Aircraft Division: Guillaume Faury).

Peach has already placed an order for 8A320neo aircrafts, and it is planning to receive the first aircraft from this order during FY2020. The additionalA320neo aircrafts will be received after FY2021 and they will be used as replacement aircrafts for the existing aircrafts.

A320neo uses state-of-the-art technology such as new engine and wing tip devices such sharklet, which is a large wing tip. With this, as compared to conventional aircrafts, the aircraft offers excellent environment performance in terms of significantly improved fuel efficiency and reduced emission of CO2.

[Summary of A320neos Peach will additionally purchase]

Number of aircrafts to be purchased: 18 aircrafts
Delivery schedule: Delivery will start from FY2021 (after that, total 18 crafts will be
delivered in about 5 years)
Engine: Undecided
Number of installed seats: 188 seats

In FY2020, Peach plans to introduce 2 medium-range A321LR aircrafts. The A321LR is the newest member of the A320 family of jets, the best-selling single-aisle jet in the world, and based on the A321neo, a member of the same family of jets. The model boasts a flight distance of 7,400 km, the longest flight distance in the world for a single-aisle jet, which will make it possible for Peach to fly throughout Asia.

This press release was sourced from Peach Aviation on 29-Jan-2019.