Aircraft leasing and financing company CIT Group Inc. has firmed into an order the commitment it signed at the Farnborough International Airshow in July for 15 Airbus A330-900neo widebodies and five A321ceo jets.

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All 63 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft to be operated by Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras will be powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines, according to engine joint venture CFM International, which officially confirmed the news on November 28 before Airbus itself did.

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The order represents the first time Frontier has ordered the largest member of the Airbus A320 family.

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The delivery deferrals of 16 current-generation A320-family jets from 2016-2018 until 2022 and two until 2023 mean they will be delivered to JetBlue Airways well after 2020, when A320-family production is due to have shifted completely to deliveries of A320neo-family jets.

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Spirit Airlines plans to launch service from Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport to 10 new destinations in the spring of 2015, three of them in the U.S. and the rest in Mexico and Central America. New U.S. destinations are the Tampa, Baltimore/Washington International and Oakland airports.

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Lion Group’s initial batch of A320ceos are set to join the fleet of the group’s full service subsidiary Batik Air, flying on Indonesian domestic and regional international services.

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Currently India’s largest domestic airline in terms of market share, IndiGo had already previously placed firm orders for 280 Airbus A320-family aircraft, 100 of them A320ceo jets and 180 A320neos.

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All 70 of the new Airbus A320-family jets purchased by China Aviation Supplies Holding Company for operation by Chinese carriers will be assembled at Airbus’ Final Assembly Line China at Tianjin.

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The first Airbus A320neo to fly landed safely back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France at 2:22 p.m. local time on September 25 after successfully completing a first flight lasting approximately two-and-a-half hours.

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UK-based low-cost carrier easyJet has placed an order for 27 additional ‘current engine option’ A320s, taking its combined total orders for Airbus A320-family jets to 415 aircraft, 315 of them from the A320ceo family.

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Swiss International Air Lines will replace its existing A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft and has secured commitments on 10 more. Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has also approved an order for 10 Airbus A320ceo jets for group subsidiary Eurowings.

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Airbus is introducing new, larger, pivoting overhead bins as an optional fit for A320-family aircraft in the first quarter of 2016, with Delta Air Lines being the first customer. Also, with Zodiac Aerospace, Airbus is developing a new version of the integrated ‘Space-Flex’ A320 lavatory-and-galley module.

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Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines has brought forward the delivery dates of five new Airbus A320s it ordered before the beginning of the economic crisis in Greece but later deferred, and has ordered two additional A320s in a new deal.

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Announcing the Hong Kong Aviation Capital order on July 17, Airbus said the leasing company’s order included 40 A320neo jets and 30 A321neo aircraft.

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Airbus announced on July 15, at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, that BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing subsidiary of Bank of China, ordered an additional 43 A320-family aircraft, while CIT Group Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding for five A321s.

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Leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital has signed a firm order for 110 Airbus A320neo-family and five A320ceo-family aircraft. The contract was announced on July 15 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 and brings firm A320neo-family orders to more than 3,000 aircraft.

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Announcing the order on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Airbus said the 20 A320neo-family aircraft are currently intended to replace 21 aircraft in British Airways’ short-haul fleet.

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Announcing its 25-aircraft Airbus A330neo launch commitment on July 14 on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Air Lease Corporation simultaneously placed a firm order for 60 Airbus A321neo single-aisle aircraft.

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Following the mounting of its Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines and painting of the aircraft, the manufacturer rolled out the first Airbus A320neo on July 1.

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