flynas Boosts Fleet with Order of 30 A320neo Jets
In a significant move, flynas, the Saudi Arabian budget airline, has placed an official order for 30 state-of-the-art A320neo Family aircraft from Airbus on June 20, 2023. This strategic acquisition further bolsters flynas’ existing purchase of 120 A320neo planes from Airbus, which already includes 10 A321XLRs.
The agreement was formally sealed during the prestigious Paris Airshow and witnessed the presence of eminent personalities such as Bandar Almohanna, the CEO and Managing Director of flynas, Christian Scherer, the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International at Airbus, H.E. Saleh Al-Jasser, the Minister of Transport and Logistic Service, H.E. Abdulaziz Alduailj, the President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia, and Ayed Aljeaid, the Chairman of the Board of NAS Holding.
This remarkable milestone solidifies flynas’ standing as a key player in Saudi Arabia’s aviation industry, underscoring the airline’s ambitious plans to continuously expand its fleet with the world’s most advanced and fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft.
Expressing his enthusiasm about the latest Airbus order, Bander Almohanna, the CEO and Managing Director of flynas, conveyed, “As we pursue growth and receive numerous accolades for our operational excellence and customer service, and as we invest in enhancing our offerings, we are delighted to announce our latest order with Airbus. The A320neo Family brings unparalleled advantages to our passengers, delivering exceptional operational performance and environmental benefits, all while enabling us to provide unique travel experiences at an affordable price.”
Highlighting the remarkable advantages of the A320neo Family, Christian Scherer, the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International at Airbus, emphasized, “With its unmatched economics, extended range capability, and spacious single-aisle cabin, the A320neo Family has emerged as the preferred choice for airlines worldwide, including the highly competitive low-cost sector. We are thrilled to collaborate with flynas as they shape their future fleet and expand their presence in the rapidly growing Saudi market.”
The integration of these 30 A320neo aircraft into flynas’ fleet marks an exciting new chapter for the airline, aimed at boosting operational efficiency, providing enhanced services to customers, and reinforcing its position as a leading low-cost carrier in the region.