European ultra-low-cost airline Wizz Air has signed a firm contract for an additional 75 A321neo Family aircraft.
This now contract takes the airline’s total order for the largest member of the Airbus single aisle to 434, and for Wizz’s A320 Family overall to 565 aircraft.
CEO József Váradi’s perspective
József Váradi, the CEO of Wizz Air, shared his thoughts about the significant step forward. He underlined that this move further solidifies Wizz Air’s status as the largest operator of A321neo Family aircraft in Europe and the Middle East.
Over 50% of their fleet has already transitioned to the cutting-edge neo technology, showcasing their dedication to embracing advanced aviation solutions.
Váradi also emphasizes the efficiency of the aircraft, saying: “The A321neo’s unparalleled economic efficiency and remarkably low carbon footprint underpin our commitment to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for our customers.”
The CEO’s statement highlights how Wizz Air’s collaboration with Airbus has led to exceptional results, positioning them at the forefront of the aviation industry.
Airbus and Wizz Air partnership
Wizz Air’s remarkable journey would not be possible without the strong partnership they’ve maintained with Airbus. Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International, applauded Wizz Air’s growth under the stewardship of József Váradi.
“The investment in the A321neo is a solid foundation in Wizz Air’s continued expansion strategy. We thank József and everyone at Wizz Air for their unwavering confidence in our partnership and our products,” he said.
The investment in the A321neo underscores the airline’s expansion strategy and showcases their confidence in both Airbus’ products and the airline-manufacturer partnership.
The A321neo advantage
The A321neo, the largest member of the Airbus A320neo Family, is a game-changer in the aviation industry. This aircraft offers an unparalleled range and performance that caters to the evolving needs of travelers.
By incorporating state-of-the-art engines and Sharklets, the A321neo achieves a remarkable 50% noise reduction and over 20% fuel savings and CO2 reduction compared to its predecessors.
One of the most remarkable features of the A321neo is its commitment to passenger comfort. With the widest single-aisle cabin in the sky, travelers can enjoy a spacious and enjoyable journey.
As a testament to its popularity and value, customers around the world have ordered nearly 5,200 A321neo aircraft to date.
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