Saudi Arabian low-fare carrier flynas has placed a firm order for 30 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft, bringing the carrier’s total Airbus order to 120 A320neos and 10 A321XLRs. The official signing of the agreement took place at Paris Air Show.

The additional aircraft will join flynas’s current fleet of 32 A320neos, 13A320ceos and four A330-300s, with the aim to support the airline’s plans for growth and its route network expansion.

“As we continue to grow, receiving several awards for excellence in operations and customer services and invest in our offering, we are delighted to confirm our latest order with Airbus,” said Bander Almohanna, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, flynas. “The A320neo family brings unmatched benefits to our passengers, offering exceptional operational performance and environmental benefits while helping us provide unique travel experiences at low cost.”

Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, Airbus, added: “Unbeatable economics, longer range capability and the most spacious single-aisle cabin have made the A320neo family the preferred choice of airlines worldwide. That includes in the low-cost sector, where carriers operate in especially competitive environments.

“We look forward to working with flynas as it develops its future fleet and presence in the fast-growing Saudi market,” he said.

Image: A320neo flynas CFM