25-May-2012 7:57 AM

AirAsia takes delivery of 100th A320

AirAsia announced (24-May-2012) it has taken delivery of its 100th A320 aircraft. AirAsia currently has 375 A320s on order including A320neo aircraft. AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes stated, "the A320 delivers fantastic reliability, and we work these aircraft very hard: flying them almost 14 hours a day – conducting eight landings and takeoffs, performing turnarounds in 25 minutes." [more - original PR]