in Aerospace

CALC takes delivery of its first A320neo

Posted 6 December 2017 · Add Comment

Hong-Kong based lessor China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft and simultaneously handed it over to lessee Frontier Airlines.


 
CALC has 68 A320neo Family aircraft on order and a total of 147 Airbus aircraft in its orderbook. The A320neo powered by CFM engines and equipped with Frontier Airlines latest cabin products including new seats will offer passengers unparalleled levels of comfort and convenience.
 
Mr Mike Poon, Chief Executive Officer of CALC, said, “We are pleased to celebrate CALC‘s 100th aircraft delivery including sale and leasbacks with the debut delivery of an A320neo to Frontier Airlines. From zero to 100 aircraft, CALC has come a long way thanks to the dedication of our team and the support from our business partners. Since its founding, CALC has been committed to product innovation, with a focus on providing reliable and flexible services for our clients around the world. This latest step in our evolution reflects our desire to deliver greater value to our airline customers and stakeholders. Having now delivered our first A320neo, not only have we commenced our cooperation with Indigo Partners, but we have also embarked on a new journey of continuous growth for the Group.”
 
“We have experienced great success with the A320neo and we are pleased to have the latest one join our fleet with such a momentous delivery,” said Barry Biffle, President and Chief Executive Officer for Frontier Airlines. “In 10 years’ time, we will have tripled the size of our fleet and based on the efficiency of the Airbus A320 Family, we will be in a position to deliver Low Fares Done Right to more than 50 million passengers a year.”
 
“It is a pleasure to see CALC modernising its fleet with our latest generation single-aisle aircraft. This delivery highlights the continuing market demand for the world’s preferred single aisle aircraft. The A320neo will enable airlines to offer its customers unprecedented levels of comfort.” said John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer- Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Rolls-Royce obtains final approval for acquisition of ITP

Rolls-Royce has obtained the approval of all the relevant authorities for the acquisition of the outstanding 53.1% shareholding in Industria de Turbo Propulsores SA (ITP) owned by SENER Grupo de Ingeniería SA (SENER).

Heathrow's 50th electric car part of 'Go Electric' pledge

Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to 'Go Electric' with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to the airport's fleet, as a key step in Heathrow's promise to make all of its cars and small vans electric or plug-in hybrid by

Gatwick gets app, app and away

Gatwick's has launched its new free app, which offers passengers personalised flight alerts, real-time queue updates for check-in and security, intuitive navigation using beacon technology.

CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as MD of CAE UK

CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc.

ADS welcomes progress to second phase of Brexit negotiations

This morning's announcement that sufficient progress has been made for the next phase of Brexit negotiations to start will be welcomed by industry.

Loganair partnership with easyJet launches

Scotland's Airline, Loganair has officially commenced its partnership with international carrier easyJet, as part of its new Worldwide service - which went live today.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418SMI FAVSABT2411120418SMI NCWBT3110020218S&P BT281117080318FIL18 BT111017220718