New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier GoAir on Thursday said it has received its first A320 NEO aircraft, which landed early in the morning at Delhi airport.
According to the low cost carrier (LCC), the addition of the new A320 NEO has increased its fleet size to 20 aircraft.
“GoAir is delighted to welcome A320 NEO into its fleet. With the induction of the first of our 72 NEO aircraft on order, we have reached a fleet strength of 20 aircrafts,” Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive, GoAir said in a statement.
“With this expansion we will be able to strengthen our domestic network and will also be available to fly on international routes.”
The budget airline said the A320 NEO incorporates latest generation engines and many innovations to ensure smooth flying experience while also reducing carbon footprint.
“The A320neo is configured in a comfortable layout and is equipped with the innovative Spaceflex cabin concepts making even more efficient use of the available space,” the statement said.
“GoAir is also the first airline to use this aircraft in Spaceflex configuration with 186 seats enabling better service and availability during peak seasons, without compromising on the comfort of the traveller.”
The A320 NEO “new engine option” incorporates a host of innovations, including latest generation engines and large sharklet wing-tip devices, which allows 15 per cent in fuel savings from day one and 20 per cent by 2020.