Airbus has an order for 200 aircraft for the next decade in Mexico

Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, will deliver 200 aircraft in Mexico during the next ten years, a situation that will allow it to reach a fleet market share of 70 percent.

A320. Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, will deliver 200 aircraft in Mexico.
A320. Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, will deliver 200 aircraft in Mexico.

The Mexican airlines that will receive aircraft from the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will be Volaris, Viva Aerobus and Interjet.

"We have 200 aircraft to deliver in the next ten years, we are talking about between 65 and 70 percent of the market in the fleet, that speaks of the boom that has been," said El Financiero Ricardo Capilla, Head of Country of Airbus in the country.

The orders made to Airbus will motivate the growth of the participation of the French manufacturer in the country. At the end of the previous year, six of every 10 commercial aircraft in Mexico were manufactured by the firm.

Capilla noted that the airline industry is experiencing accelerated growth, so the company that directs will continue to venture into the airline industry of the country.

"We are experiencing a 'boom' in Mexico. We see that there is a good bet, there is enough demand in this commercial aviation industry. Here basically the challenge is to deliver those planes on time."

Volaris, Viva Aerobus and Interjet will receive Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 equipment in their traditional versions and in their 'neo' range, which has a more efficient fuel consumption, in addition to a capacity of up to 240 passengers.

"The neo version of the 320 and 321 perform very well in Mexico City. They have a very good span and fuel savings."

The company's Head of Country indicated that the success of the A320 family is the versatility of the equipment and the savings in operating costs that are adapted to the business model of the airlines.

"It is a very high-quality aircraft that has the correct number of passengers, 180 seats, has a lower operating cost and availability above 99 percent," he concluded.

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