LATAM Airlines Welcomes First Of 76 Airbus A321Neo On Order

Chile-based carrier LATAM Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo leased from AerCap. Furthermore, the airline has ordered an additional 13 A321neos to further bolster its regional network and growth. With the new order, there’s a black of 76 A321neo aircraft for LATAM Airlines. In total, the carrier has 111 A320 Family jets to be delivered.

The aircraft delivered to LATAM Airlines has a seating capacity of up to 224 passengers and features Airbus’ XL bins indoors. The latter offers a 40 per cent increase in storage space and can gulp 60 per cent more cabin bags. Also, the jet flew to its destination with jet fuel blended with 49 per cent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

Presently, LATAM Airlines operates 240 Airbus jets. That makes it the largest Airbus operator in Latin America. In July this year, the carrier took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, powered by 30 per cent SAF.

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