Transavia takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

The aircraft will be operated by Transavia France and will replace the Boeing 737-800 currently in service.

Weeks after receiving an A321neo, Transavia took delivery of the first Airbus A320neo on January 9, the Air France-KLM group said.

The aircraft, registered F-GNEO, will be part of the Transavia France fleet and is equipped with 186 seats and LEAP-1A engines, supplied by CFM International.

The debut of the A320neo at Transavia is scheduled for January 15, with a flight between Paris (Orly) and Porto, in Portugal. The Airbus aircraft will replace the Boeing 737-800, of which the French division currently has 71 jets and which will be removed from service in its entirety.

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“The delivery of this first Airbus A320neo is a key step in the history of Transavia France. It marks the transition to all-Airbus fleet at Transavia and embodies our commitment to further developing the operations of our low-cost brand. It is part of our large, long-term fleet investments, designed to improve our Group’s economic and environmental performance,” said Benjamin Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM.

Transavia first Airbus A321neo (Transavia)

By the end of 2024, Transavia France expects to operate 13 A320neo, out of an order for 100 family jets, which also includes the larger A321neo – the group also has 60 purchase options from Airbus.

Transavia Netherlands has been flying since January 5th with its first A321neo, delivered on December 19th last year with 232 single-class seats.


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