JetBlue welcomes first A321LR ahead of transatlantic launch | News

JetBlue Airways has taken supply of its first A321LR plane from Airbus.

The planes, of which the service has 13 on order, can be utilised to launch highly-anticipated transatlantic companies.

This will embody flights to London, which can start later within the 12 months.

In addition to the brand new A321LRs, the airline additionally has on order one other 57 Airbus plane comprising different A321neo variants.

Robin Hayes, chief government of JetBlue Airways, mentioned: “At JetBlue we’re eagerly trying ahead to introducing the Airbus A321 Long Range single-aisle plane with Airbus’ Airspace inside for our new transatlantic companies.

“These plane will enable us to supply our prospects attentive, boutique-style service, whereas additionally guaranteeing ample private area, bigger overhead bins, customised lighting and a design that provides the cabin a wide-body really feel.”

The longstanding partnership between Airbus and JetBlue started in 1999 when JetBlue was launched and took supply of its first A320.

Two years later the airline positioned an order for 48 Airbus planes.

Following years of development, JetBlue now operates a fleet of greater than 200 A320 and A321 plane and has round one other 70 on order.


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