International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a firm order for 8 A350-900s within a complete order for 31 Airbus aircraft (which includes 3 A330-200s and 20 A320neos).
The A350s are slated for Iberia’s fleet modernization and to open new long-haul routes.
With this latest order for 31 aircraft IAG and its airlines have ordered a total of nearly 450 aircraft from Airbus.
IAG’s airlines British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, between them operate nearly every aircraft in Airbus’ product range from the smallest single aisle A318 to the world’s largest wide-body A380.
“IAG’s additional order for A350s and A330s is very significant for us and highlights the appeal of our leading wide-body family.
It always fills us with great pride when one of our biggest and most influential customers recognizes the superior operating economics and passenger experience of our aircraft”, said John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer – Customers.
Based on the press release “IAG orders 31 widebody & single aisle aircraft”