IAG's follow-on order comprises two Airbus A330-300s, two A330-200s and 15 A320neos. Airbus and IAG announced the order on November 9, at the Dubai...

The board of the International Airlines Group (IAG) has firmed orders for 19 additional Airbus widebody and single-aisle aircraft.

IAG’s follow-on order comprises two Airbus A330-300s, two A330-200s and 15 A320neos.


On November 9, 2015, at the Dubai Airshow, Airbus announced that International Airlines Group had firmed orders for two A330-300s, two A330-200s and 15 A320neos. The two A330-300 were to be operated by new group carrier Aer Lingus

On November 9, 2015, at the Dubai Airshow, Airbus announced that International Airlines Group had firmed orders for two A330-300s, two A330-200s and 15 A320neos. The two A330-300 were to be operated by new group carrier Aer Lingus

 

Airbus and IAG announced the order on November 9, at the Dubai Airshow 2015.

According to Airbus, the two A330-200s will be assigned to Iberia and the two A330-300s will be operated by Aer Lingus, which IAG recently purchased.

The 15 A320neos will be assigned among the group’s four airlines: Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling.

Two A330-200s ordered by International Airlines Group in November 2015 as part of a 19-aircraft deal were to be operated by group airline Iberia

Two A330-200s ordered by International Airlines Group in November 2015 as part of a 19-aircraft deal were to be operated by group airline Iberia

 

IAG’s new order takes the cumulative Airbus orders from its airlines to a total of nearly 470 aircraft, according to the manufacturer.

To date Airbus has won firm orders for over 1,500 A330s and more than 1,200 are now flying, with more than 100 operators worldwide.

Since its launch in 2010 the A320neo family has been selected by more than 75 airlines worldwide, according to Airbus. Customers have placed orders for well over 4,000 A320neo-family jets to date.

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