Norwegian Air Shuttle confirms order for 100 Airbus A320neo

Norwegian Air Shuttle AS which operates under the brand Norwegian has confirmed an order, earlier announced in January, with Airbus S.A.S. The order makes Norwegian a new Airbus customer, and as well, one of the biggest A320neo customers.

In January this year, Norwegian had also announced a firm order for 100 737 MAX airplanes which was developed by Boeing in response to the A320neo.

At 16 million passengers, Norwegian is the third-largest low-cost airline in Europe today. The carrier currently operates a fleet of 48 737-800s and 14 737-300s, and has an order backlog with Boeing of 184 airplanes, including 100 737 MAX, 78 737-800, and six 787 Dreamliners.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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