Posted: Fri 13th Nov 2015

Airbus: TAP Portugal order 53 new jets

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015

TAP Portugal the Portuguese flag carrying airline has ordered 53 new widebody and single aisle aircraft from Airbus today.

The airline has signed a deal to purchase 14 A330-900neo, and 39 A320neo aircraft.

The aircraft will join TAP Portugal’s fleet as part of its fleet renewal program and as part of the agreement, TAP Portugal is replacing its previous order of 12 A350-900s with the A330-900neo.

“Our latest order for 14 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft and 39 A320neo Family aircraft reflects our ongoing commitment to provide our customers with the next generation of fuel-efficient aircraft,” said Fernando Pinto, TAP Portugal CEO.

“The A330neo, like the A320neo Family, will give us the flexibility to enter new markets and improve the frequency of existing ones due to its combination of high reliability, low operating costs and exceptional comfort,”

“With this order for 53 brand new aircraft TAP is reborn.

TAP Portugal is an all Airbus customer, currently operating 43 A320 Family aircraft and 18 Widebody Family aircraft.

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