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Wed, 27 July 2022

Condor to Renew Single Aisle Fleet with Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

(27 July 2022, 11:22 +07)  Condor Flugdienst has unveiled plans to modernize its single aisle fleet with Airbus A320neo Family aircraft.

Based in Frankfurt, the German charter airline will achieve the plan with 41 aircraft acquired through lease and direct purchase agreements.

The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

After we will have replaced our entire long-haul fleet with state-of-the-art aircraft by the beginning of 2024, it is the logical next step for us to modernize our short and medium-haul fleet as well, said Ralf Teckentrup, CEO of Condor. With our new A320neo and A321neo aircraft, we are consistently developing our fleet and ourselves as a company, and also taking care of our own aspiration to enable responsible and at the same time comfortable travel with significantly reduced CO2 emissions, significantly lower fuel consumption and less noise.

Condor Airbus A321neo. Click to enlarge.
Condor Airbus A321neo

By operating the A320neo and A330neo aircraft side by side, Condor will benefit from the commonality economics these two aircraft Families offer.

Condor has been operating the A320 for more than 20 years on its network in Europe.

The airline's new A320neo fleet will feature the Airbus Airspace Cabin.

Following Condors earlier decision to order the A330neo for its long-haul network, we are doubly grateful the airline has now also selected the Airbus A320neo Family to modernise its single-aisle-fleet following a thorough evaluation process. We are proud of such a strong vote of confidence and welcome Condor as a future all-Airbus operator, said Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International.

The A320 Family models reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions by at least 20% and noise by 50% compared to previous generation aircraft they replace.

Since its Entry into Service six years ago, Airbus has delivered over 2,300 A320neo Family aircraft contributing to a saving of 15 million tons of CO2.

At the end of June 2022, the A320neo Family had received more than 8,100 orders from over 130 customers.

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