Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Aviation, Airline & Aerospace(Travel & Tourism)
Filter PR by
  
Airbus Delivers A320 Family MSN10,000 to Middle East Airlines
 
Airbus Delivers A320 Family MSN10,000 to Middle East Airlines

United Arab Emirates,  October 10, 2020:   Middle East Airlines (MEA) has taken delivery of Airbus’ A320 Family aircraft with manufacturer serial number 10,000. MSN10,000 is the third A321neo to join the all Airbus MEA fleet, taking the fleet size to 18 aircraft. MEA received its first A321neo aircraft earlier in 2020 and will be taking another six A321neos over the coming months. 

The handover of the aircraft took place in Toulouse in the presence of Mohamad El-Hout, Chairman and Director General of MEA. 

“We are honoured to receive the state of the art A321neo with its distinctive serial number 10,000 coinciding with the 75th anniversary of Middle East Airlines and specially after receiving MSN5,000 back in 2012. Since we first acquired an A320 Family aircraft in 2003, we have not only benefited from the outstanding operational efficiency of the aircraft but were also the first airline to introduce the wide-body cabin product on a single-aisle aircraft which has become a trend in the airline industry afterwards,” said MEA Chairman and Director General, Mohamad El Hout. “Unfortunately, due to the current situation in Lebanon, this time we will not be able to celebrate the delivery of the MSN10,000 in Beirut, as we did with the MSN5,000, but I am sure that in these challenging circumstances, it is a ray of light, hope and motivation to surpass our nation’s difficulties.”

“Airbus is proud to continue building its long-standing partnership with Middle East Airlines which already operates one of the most modern Airbus fleets in the world. As an all Airbus operator, MEA benefits from the Airbus’ unique fleet commonality between aircraft families and is now adding the third highly fuel-efficient A321neo to step up the game. I admire the agility and the resilience of this company in this complex environment,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. “Delivering MSN10,000 is a milestone that demonstrates the success of the A320 Family and we thank our customers globally for their confidence in our products.”

MEA took on MSN5,000 in 2012, after 23 years of Airbus A320 Family production. The next 5,000 took just another eight years to mark this significant MSN10,000 milestone - again with MEA. This achievement is a testimony of the industrial advancement and capabilities by Airbus and the popularity of the latest, even more efficient NEO version of the aircraft.

The airline’s A321neo is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM geared turbofan engines and is configured in a comfortable two-class layout with 28 seats in Business and 132 seats in Economy Class. It is also equipped with the latest generation in-flight entertainment system and high-speed connectivity. Incorporating the latest engines, aerodynamic advances, and cabin innovations, the A321neo offers a reduction in fuel consumption of 20% as well as a 50% noise reduction.  


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 3215 times
PR Category : Travel & Tourism
Posted on : Saturday, October 10, 2020  11:25:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : ACI and IATA Call for Urgent Industry-Wide Support to Underp...
Next Story : ACI World and IATA in Joint Push for Globally Consistent App...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Global Private Wealth Holders Set to Almost Double Impact Investing Allocation Over Next ... [4883-Views]
Stunning Depth Haute Joaillerie Collection 2020 [3838-Views]
WTTC Recognises Saudi Arabia's Leadership to the Recovery of the Travel & Tourism Sector G... [3731-Views]
My Review Of Laser Treatment And Spider Veins [3132-Views]
Consumers Expect All Brands to Provide Wellness Offerings, New Ogilvy Study Finds [2915-Views]
Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) Awards Union Coop th... [2903-Views]
Tissot Heritage Navigator Chrono Auto 1973 The True Spirit of Classic Racing [2677-Views]
Younger Saudi Healthcare Professionals Are Enthusiastic Adopters of New Technology, Accord... [2604-Views]
Vatika Launches Awareness Campaign to Address Hair Fall Through a 3 Step Haircare Regimen ... [2522-Views]
DP World, UAE Region Tackles Key Industry Challenges and Opportunities [2423-Views]
Dubai Diabetes Centre Explores Telemonitoring for Diabetics [2358-Views]
Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Grande Sonnerie Carillon Supersonnerie [2333-Views]
On The Hunt for Firmer, Younger Looking Skin? [2312-Views]
Dubai International Financial Centre Grand Mosque Welcomes Worshippers [2296-Views]
Good News for Al Quoz Residents – Union Coop's ‘Coop' Concept is Opening Soon [2271-Views]
Tightening Supply Keeps Grain Sector Supported [2247-Views]
Dubai Sports Council Invites Registered Participants for Al Marmoom Dune Run ‘build-up' Ru... [2247-Views]
Saudi's International Medical Center Wins the International CHIME 2020 Digital Health Most... [2062-Views]
Airbus Delivers A320 Family MSN10,000 to Middle East Airlines [2062-Views]
LG Empowers UAE Businesses to Accelerate Air Solutions Agenda [1898-Views]
Hyundai Launches Its All-new and More Powerful CRETA Vehicle in Select Markets in Middle E... [1870-Views]
Kristina Fidelskaya — Spring / Summer 2021 'Belmonde' Collection [1788-Views]
Danube Home Launches Its Bigger and Better Online Shopping Platform! [1767-Views]
Virgin Hyperloop Unveils West Virginia as the Location for the Hyperloop Certification Cen... [1730-Views]
New Jaguar Land Rover Noise Cancellation Tech Helps Reduce Driver Fatigue [1722-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories