The very first Aegean Airline A321 neo has arrived in Athens and is ready to take you to your next destination. Looking forward to welcoming you on board.
The Greek privately-owned Aegean Airline said in an earnings release that it would maintain its commitment with Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) for a total of forty-six A320neo family jets. It would also not defer the impending deliveries of four new A321-200Ns due by April 2021. Radarbox ADS-B data shows that the first of the quartet, SX-NAA (msn 9553) has been delivered from Hamburg Finkenwerder to Athens on October 1.
According to the new plan, Aegean Airlines plans to take a total of fifteen A320neo family airliners through 2022 (including five A320-200Ns already delivered), as opposed to 26 units under the original schedule. The deferrals will reduce Aegean’s capital expenditure through the end of 2021 by USD91 million.
The airline also said that it had the “flexibility or possibility for departure or expiring leases” through the end of 2022 for a total of twenty-six airplanes.