Close sidebar

ALAFCO signs neo order

written by | November 15, 2011

Kuwait based aircraft leasing company ALAFCO has finalised an order for 50 Airbus A320neos, with options on 30 more to be finalised by year’s end.

The contract, signed on Monday at the Dubai Airshow, increases a previous order for 30 A320neos agreed to earlier this year at the Paris Airshow.

The A320neo is scheduled to begin delivery in 2015. Airbus claims the revamped engines and drag-reducing design of the A320neo will result in 15 per cent fuel savings over the current A320, already the world’s best selling single aisle passenger jet.


ALAFCO has taken delivery of 25 A320s, with one more still on order. Airbus says 8100 A320 family aircraft have been ordered by 340 customers worldwide, with more than 4800 delivered.

25% off starts now! Australian Aviation magazine Cyber Monday sale is now live. Have the very best of Australian Aviation’s annual print and digital subscription. This includes every In Focus and Behind the Lens digital magazine, special coverage, exclusive photos and editions you may have miss. Subscribe now at

Each day, our subscribers are more informed with the right information.

SIGN UP to the Australian Aviation magazine for high-quality news and features for just $99.95 per year