23-Jun-2011 8:53 AM

IndiGo firms order for 150 A320neo and 30 A320s

IndiGo announced (22-Jun-2011) it has firmed up its order for 180 Airbus narrowbody aircraft. In Jan-2011, the carrier signed an MoU with Airbus for 150 A320neo-family aircraft and 30 A320s. The order makes IndiGo one of the A320neo launch customers. Engine selection will be announced by the airline at a later date. This order is on on top of a firm order for 100 A320s placed Jun-2005. Out of the 2005 order, 44 aircraft have already been delivered. The order is the largest ever by a single company in terms of aircraft numbers. The deal is valued at USD15.6 billion at list prices. [more]