The Airbus A320neo is a single aisle, twin-engine jet manufactured by Airbus Industrie, the European consortium. It's part of the Airbus A320 family, the world’s best selling aircraft line. The A320neo has a noise footprint which is nearly 50% less than previous generation aircraft.
Compared to the A320-200, the most notable difference is the ‘Sharklets’ on the wingtips. The ‘Sharklets’ wingtip can reduce up to 4% of fuel burn on longer sectors, corresponding to around 900 tones of CO2 emissions annually per aircraft.
Other less visible differences include a larger engine, with small extensions at the rear of the engine. The aircraft overall delivers 20% fuel savings and CO2 reduction compared to the A320-200.
|Number in Fleet||Currently rolling out across the fleet (22 by the end of 2023)|
|Passenger Capacity||180 seats|
|Length||37.57m (123 feet 3 inch)|
|Wingspan||35.80m (117 feet 5 inch)|
|Height||11.76m (38ft 7 inch)|
|Engines||2 x CFM International LEAP-1A26|
|Maximum Speed||1,013km/h (629mph, Mach 0.82)|
As of June 2022, more than 1,400 A320neo have been delivered worldwide.