Azul Brazilian Airlines Places Order for 35 A320neos

By Jesse Sokolow on 1 December 2014
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DSC_0972Azul Brazilian Airlines announced an order for 35 Airbus A320neo aircraft.  The carrier plans to use the planes to serve long-haul and high-density routes in its network, including Campinas-Salvador and Campinas-Recife, Brazil.

The A320neo planes will incorporate many innovations by including the latest generation engines and large Sharklet wingtip devices.  By the first day, Airbus promises these innovations to cut back on fuel usage by 15%.  By 2020, the company promises to deliver 20% in fuel savings.

To date, Airbus has received over 3,200 orders for the A320neo, from over 60 customers worldwide.

Azul Brazilian Airlines was founded in 2008 and serves over 100 destinations.  The airline plans to begin scheduled service between Brazil and the United States later this month, including flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida.

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