easyJet takes delivery of 250th A320

easyJet takes delivery of 250th A320

Low-cost carrier celebrates milestone with unique livery on latest aircraft

Low-cost carrier celebrates milestone with unique livery on latest aircraft

UK low-cost carrier easyJet has taken delivery of its 250th Airbus A320 family aircraft. 

easyjet A320.
easyjet A320.

To celebrate the delivery, easyJet unveiled its newest A320 with a unique livery featuring 250 miniature aircraft. As with other recent deliveries to easyJet, the A320 is equipped with the latest technology and fuel-saving Sharklets.

Carolyn McCall, easyJet CEO, Jean-Paul Ebanga, CFM International president and CEO, Didier Evrard, Airbus EVP and head of Programmes, and Christopher Buckley, Airbus EVP Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific, were present at the event.

Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, commented: “Taking delivery of our 250th Airbus helps us to continue to make travel easy and affordable and on our journey to become Europe’s leading airline. This milestone symbolizes the long term and successful partnership between Airbus and easyJet. It was only four years ago that we celebrated our 200th aircraft delivery. At that time easyJet then became the world’s youngest airline to reach a fleet of 200 Airbus aircraft also achieving it in the fastest time. easyJet is proud to count Airbus and CFM as such reliable partners.”

easyJet operates Europe’s largest and the world’s fourth largest Airbus single aisle fleet. Since easyJet took delivery of its first Airbus aircraft (an A319) in September 2003, Airbus has delivered an aircraft on average every 16 days since the first delivery

easyJet has 158 aircraft currently on order, and in terms of total aircraft orders is Airbus’ third biggest airline customer. Currently easyJet fly a fleet of 85 A320s (180 seats) and 149 A319s (156 seats).

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