Air Lease Corporation has ordered 100 aircraft, including A321XLR
On the first day of the Paris Air Show 2019, Airbus announces the first major order. It came from Air Lease Corporation, which commissioned 100 aircraft. These include 27 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, newly launched model.
Air Lease Corporation, an aircraft leasing company, has signed a letter of intent that includes 100 aircraft: 50 x A220-300, 27 x A321XLR and 23 x A321neo.
Air Lease Corporation has ordered 100 aircraft
The A220 is taken from Bombardier and is the only Airbus aircraft for the market of 100-150 seats. The A220 combines the latest generation aerodynamics and PW1500G turbofan engines from Pratt & Whitney.
At the end of May, the Airbus A220 family had orders for 536 aircraft. The 100-150 seats market is estimated at 7000 of new aircraft for the next 20 years.
Airbus A321XLR is the latest model announced by Airbus. The official announcement was made today at the Paris Air Show 2019. According to specifications, A321XLR is an aircraft dedicated to medium and long flights, with a range of up to 8700 kilometers. Will enter operational service starting with 2023.