Low cost American carrier Frontier Airlines has placed a firm order for nine Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft. The deal is valued at $991 million at current list prices.
The order marks the first time the airline has ordered the A321. The airline has operated every other variant of the A320 family including the smallest variant the Airbus A318 of which only 79 have been built. The airline operates an all Airbus fleet of 35 A319’s and 20 A320’s and has order backlog of 80 Airbus A320neo aircraft.
David Siegel, CEO, Frontier Airlines:
“We continue to come back for more A320 Family aircraft because they fulfill our mission of providing low fares through low operating costs, The A321 is a natural fit with our unique brand of Low Fares, Done Right and will continue to help meet our customers’ expectations for a safe and reliable travel experience while allowing us to provide low fare service to more of the country.”