Mexico’s Volaris takes North America’s first A320neo

Mexican ultra low-cost carrier Volaris took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo Sept. 12, making the LCC the first A320neo operator in North America. Volaris has ordered 74 A320 family aircraft, including 30 A320neos.

Volaris’ A320neo is powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100-JM engines and leased through AerCap. It is configured to seat up to 186 passengers in 18-in. wide seats and is equipped with the SpaceFlex cabin.

Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena said:

“The arrival of the A320neo symbolizes an important step in our ambitious ultra low-cost strategy.”

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