Airbus continues to unveil A321XLR customers – Paris Day 3

A321XLR
A321XLR

European airframer Airbus has continued to unveil customers for its extra long-range Airbus A321 that was announced earlier this week and the latest raft includes some big names.

American Airlines confirmed it was converting 30 of its A321neo orders into A321XLR’s, with a further 20 options while Australian carrier Qantas put in an order for 36 of the type with 10 being a new order and 26 converted from A320neos.

Indigo partners also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 32 new A321XLR and the conversion of 18 A320neo orders.

Elsewhere Boeing secured orders for the Boeing 777 Freighter from China Airlines (6) and Turkmenistan Airlines (5).

Embraer E190-E2 Profit Hunter (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Embraer E190-E2 Profit Hunter (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Dutch carrier KLM also became the latest customer for the Embraer E195-E2 when it ordered 15 of the type with the option to purchase 20 more.

Full Order List Paris 2019

Customer  Airline Type Status Amount
AirAsia AirAsia A321neo Swap 253
Air Lease   A220-300 Order 50
International Airlines Group Level 737 Max 8 Order 50
International Airlines Group Level 737 Max 10 Order 50
International Airlines Group Vueling Airlines 737 Max 8 Order 50
International Airlines Group Vueling Airlines 737 Max 10 Order 50
Saudia Saudia A320neo family Option 35
American Airlines American Airlines A321XLR Swap 30
Air Lease   A321XLR Order 27
Qantas Qantas A321XLR Swap 26
Air Lease   A321neo Order 23
Undisclosed customer   ATR 72-600 Order 22
KLM KLM E195 E2 Order 20
United Airlines United Airlines E175 Order 20
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 42-600 Order 20
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 42-600 Option 20
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 42-600 Option 20
Indigo Partners Wizz Air A321XLR Order 20
Accipiter Holdings   A320neo Order 20
American Airlines American Airlines A321XLR Order 20
United Airlines United Airlines E175 Option 19
Indigo Partners Frontier Airlines A321XLR Swap 18
Cebu Pacific Air Cebu Pacific Air A330-900neo Order 16
KLM KLM E195 E2 Order 15
Saudia Saudia A321XLR Order 15
Saudia Saudia A320neo Order 15
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 72-600 Order 15
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 72-600 Option 15
Nordic AIr Capital   ATR 72-600 Option 15
Undisclosed customer   SpaceJet M100 Order 15
Indigo Partners JetSmart A321XLR Order 12
China Airlines China Airlines A321neo Order 11
Cebu Pacific Air Cebu Pacific Air A321XLR Order 10
Cebu Pacific Air Cebu Pacific Air A321neo Option 10
Korean Air Korean Air 787-9 Order 10
Korean Air Korean Air 787-10 Order 10
Qantas Qantas A321XLR Order 10
Elix Aviation Capital Elix Aviation Capital ATR 42-600 Order 10
Virgin Atlantic Airways Virgin Atlantic Airways A330-900neo Order 8
International Airlines Group Iberia A321XLR Order 8
International Airlines Group Iberia A321XLR Option 7
International Airlines Group Aer Lingus A321XLR Option 7
Virgin Atlantic Airways Virgin Atlantic Airways A330-900neo Option 6
TAAG Angola Airlines TAAG Angola Airlines Q400 Order 6
International Airlines Group Aer Lingus A321XLR Order 6
China Airlines China Airlines 777F Order 6
Cebu Pacific Air Cebu Pacific Air A320neo Order 5
Air Lease   787-9 Order 5
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines A220-100 Order 5
Undisclosed customer   ATR 42-600 Order 5
Middle East Airlines Middle East Airlines A321XLR Swap 4
Air Antilles Air Antilles DHC-6 Twin Otter Order 2
Binter Canarias Binter Canarias E195 E2 Order 2
Fuji Dream Airlines Fuji Dream Airlines E175 Order 2
Atlantic Airways Atlantic Airways A320neo Order 2
Air Tahiti Air Tahiti ATR 42-600 Order 2
Easyfly Easyfly ATR 42-600 Order 1
Turkmenistan Airlines Turkmenistan Airlines 777-200LR Order 1
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