IAG places order for 62 Airbus A320 Family for Vueling
International Airlines Group (IAG) and Vueling have signed a purchase agreement to buy 62 Airbus A320s – 30 A320ceo and 32 A320neo – plus options for 58 A320 Family aircraft, as part of the airline’s fleet development and modernisation strategy.
Subject to shareholder approval, the deal is part of a wider IAG agreement for a total of up to 220 aircraft. Besides the up to 120 aircraft ordered for Vueling, IAG has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 100 additional A320neo options that could be used by any airline in the group.
Barcelona-based low-cost airline Vueling is part of the IAG group which also comprises British Airways and Iberia. Today Vueling operates an all-Airbus fleet of 70 A320 Family aircraft on domestic and regional routes to Europe, North Africa and the Near East.
To date, over 9,800 A320s have been ordered and more than 5,600 delivered to over 385 customers and operators.