Jazeera Airways recently took delivery of its second Airbus A320neo aircraft, which landed at Kuwait International Airport on October 18.
The aircraft boasts a fuel-saving and quieter engine and a three-cabin configuration, offering seats in business class and economy class, along with its new premium economy class available on flights to London.
CEO, Jazeera Airways, Rohit Ramachandran enthused on the newest addition: “We are pleased to welcome our second A320neo to our growing fleet as we look forward to serving our expanding network of destinations that are located five to six hours away from Kuwait. The new single-aisle aircraft allows for an increased range, while improving performance and cost savings, and will take off commercially with our first flight to London on October 27.”
The A320neo features the CFM LEAP-1A engines and fuel-saving wingtip devices known as Sharklets. Utilising this aircraft will benefit the Kuwaiti carrier as it promises a reduction in fuel burn, additional payload, increased range, lower operating costs and significant reduction in engine noise and CO2 emissions.
Jazeera Airways’ fleet comprises of 10 Airbus aircraft, eight of the A320 model and two of the A320neo model.