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IAG places order for 62 A320s for Spain’s Vueling

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 19, 2013
Vueling was recently acquired by IAG. (Rob Finlayson)

International Airlines Group (IAG) and Spanish value carrier Vueling have signed a purchase agreement to buy 62 A320s, including 30 A320ceo and 32 A320neo aircraft plus options for a further 58 A320s. Vueling was recently acquired by IAG.

The deal is part of a wider IAG agreement for a total of up to 220 aircraft. In addition to the up to 120 aircraft ordered for Vueling, IAG has signed a emorandum of understanding for 100 additional A320neo options that could be used by any airline in the group – British Airways, Iberia or Vueling.

Vueling already operates an all-Airbus fleet of 70 A320s on domestic and regional routes to Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

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This recent order brings to 9,800 the number of A320s ordered.

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