Mexican low cost carrier Volaris has leased 16 new Airbus aircraft A320neo family , including his first larger A321neo.
The aircraft is divided by 10 A320neos A321neos six aircraft deliveries from 2016 to 2018 , according to the carrier. They will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines.
Volaris Airbus A320-200
" These 16 aircraft , along with existing orders support the growth strategy Volaris to have a young , efficient and uniform fleet," says Enrique Beltranena , Volaris CEO , in a statement. " Early delivery of next-generation , fuel-efficient Airbus A320neo and A321neo will enable us to maximize the use of slots in major markets and we continue to further reduce operating costs . "
Combined with its existing backlog , A320 and A320neo deliveries Volaris Net Win Contracts include seven in 2014 , four in 2015 , seven in 2016 , six in 2017, 10 in 2018 , 10 in 2019 and 12 in 2020. It will take delivery of two aircraft in 2017 A321neos A321neos four aircraft in 2018.
The airline will eliminate the Airbus A319 in its fleet in 2019. His current schedule , the two leave the fleet in 2014 , one in 2015 , five in 2016 , three in 2017 , seven in 2018 and two in 2019.
Volaris will have 86 aircraft in 2020 , which is up from 49 in 2014, according to its updated fleet plan.