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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

United Airlines Expands Fleet with 60 New A321neos!

United Airlines has placed an order for 60 additional Airbus A321neo aircraft, supporting the airline’s United Next” initiative to integrate new aircraft into its fleet and standardizing and enhancing its global networkUnited previously ordered 50 A321XLR and 70 A321neo aircraftWith this new order, the airlines direct purchase commitment from Airbus is now for 180 A321 aircraft. 

Upon introduction of the A321neo into its fleet in the coming weeks, United will take full benefit of Airbus’ Airspace cabin, providing an exceptional customer and cabin crew experience completely in phase with the United Next initiative,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International. “With regard to operations, the A321neos fuel efficiency, lower carbon footprint and lower maintenance and operating costs will be a game changer for our partners at United.”

The A321neo provides superior environmental performance featuring the lowest CO₂ emissions per seat in its classIts significantly lower carbon footprint will support United along its journey to reduce its CO₂ emissions. 

Uniteds A321neo aircraft will feature the unrivaled Airbus’ Airspace cabin, which includes a unique welcome area and the latest full LED lighting technologies (which helps to reduce jet lag); new slimmer sidewall panels for extra personal space at shoulder level; improved window views with redesigned bezels and completely integrated window shades; new large overhead bins; and additional elements to enhance the passenger experience. 

The A321neo is the largest member of Airbus’ A320neo Family, offering unparalleled range and performanceBy incorporating new generation engines and Sharklets, the A321neo brings a 50noise reduction and more than 20fuel savings and CO₂ reduction compared to previous generation singleaisle aircraft, while maximizing passenger comfort in the widest singleaisle cabin in the skyTo date more than 5,400 A321neos have been ordered by customers across the globe.

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