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Published on March 7th, 2023 | by Alan Dwyer

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Avolon to Deliver 5 A320neo to ITA Airways

The Irish leasing company, Avolon has delivered three new Airbus A320-200neos to ITA Airways. A further two aircraft will be delivered later in the year, supporting ITA Airway’s target for its portfolio to comprise 80% new generation fuel efficient aircraft by 2026. The newly delivered aircraft are the first A320neos in ITA Airway’s fleet. Carrying the company’s striking new blue livery, these aircraft will support its short and medium haul services in the 2023 summer season.

Commenting on the deal, the President and Chief Commercial Officer at Avolon, Paul Geaney said, “We are delighted to support ITA Airways with the delivery of the first A320neos in their fleet. One of our core commitments is to help customers make the transition to fuel-efficient new technology aircraft, and this deal demonstrates how a lessor like Avolon can help airlines achieve their sustainability ambitions.”

Also commenting was the Chief Technology Officer of ITA Airways, Francesco Presicce who said, “The A320neo combines technology and efficiency to deliver 20% less fuel consumption and CO2 emissions per seat compared to previous generation aircraft. It is further enriching ITA Airways modern and environment-friendly fleet, which will feature 80% new generation aircraft by 2026. We are very pleased to be working with Avolon and taking delivery of these new aircraft to serve on our domestic and international network as we look forward to a busy summer 2023.”

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