Airbus: Denver based Frontier Airlines orders 12 A320 jets
Frontier Airlines, headquartered in Denver Colorado, has placed a firm order for 10 A321 and two A320 aircraft, the second time in less than a year that the airline has ordered the A321, the largest member of the Airbus A320 Family.
Frontier has a backlog of 101 Airbus single-aisle aircraft, they currently operate a fleet of 55 A320.
Each of the new planes will feature fuel-saving lightweight composite Sharklets on the wings which will be made in Broughton.
President of Frontier Airlines Barry Biffle said:
“This announcement paves the way for us to grow, modernize and renew our fleet while helping us build a strong foundation for the future,” said Barry Biffle, President, Frontier Airlines. “We remain focused on our Low Fares Done Right business model for long-term success and we look forward to working with Airbus to achieve it.”
Frontier took delivery of its first Airbus aircraft in 2001 and has since transformed into an all-Airbus, all-A320 Family fleet. Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com