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21-Sep-2016 3:45 AM

Volaris takes delivery of first A320neo in North America

Volaris unveiled (20-Sep-2016) the first A320neo in North America, in an event held at Mexico City Toluca Airport. The 186 seat aircraft is the first of 46 A320neo family aircraft ordered by the carrier. Airbus president Latin America and Caribbean Rafael Alonso stated: "Airbus is proud to deliver the first A320neo in Mexico and North America to Volaris, a loyal customer for 10 years", adding: "Mexico's strong economic expansion offers a unique opportunity to national airlines to keep growing and ensuring, at the same time, environmental sustainability with the A320neo as a key player for Volaris success." The aircraft is leased from AerCap. The aircraft will be deployed on Mexico City routes to Cancun and Tijuana. [more - original PR]

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