Jet Blue to induct first A220 aircraft in its fleet

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

29th Nov, 2020. 12:38 pm
Jet Blue

American low-cost airline, and the seventh-largest airline in North America, Jet Blue is all set to induct the first A220 aircraft in its fleet.

According to the details, the company remains stick to its commitment of inducting new aircraft in its fleet despite the global economic concerns amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Airline has 70 of the -300 variant on order and has remained quite optimistic about the plane’s future despite current conditions.

CEO of the Airlines, Robin Hayes, said in his recent statement that the first aircraft will be inducted in December.

Currently, the airline has 70 A220-300s on the order book with Airbus. However, it also has 60 options for more planes in the future.

Moreover, the delivery schedule for the A220 remains sturdy, despite the ongoing crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In addition to this, the CEO said that Jet Blue plans to take delivery of seven planes in 2021 and eight in 2022. The remaining 50-odd aircraft will come in the years that follow.

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