Atlantic Airways, the national airline of the Faroe Islands, is all set to get another Airbus A320-200neo on a long-term lease basis from Air Lease Corporation, reports Air101.co.uk.
This A320-200neo is the second of two A320neo aircraft leased to the airline and will deliver in April 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
“Atlantic Airways looks very much forward to the lease of the two modern and fuel-efficient Airbus A320-200neo from Air Lease Corporation,” said Jóhanna á Bergi, CEO of Atlantic Airways. “The A320-200neo will increase our seat capacity, enhance passenger experience and Atlantic Airways’ operations as a national carrier, air bridge and lifeline,” Ms. Bergi added.
ALC is delighted to announce this second A320-200neo lease placement with Atlantic Airways,” said Steven F. Udvar-Házy, executive chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “The A320neo will enhance the airline’s fleet operations and exceptional passenger service connecting the Faroe Islands with the world.”
The Atlantic Airways fleet is made up of two helicopters and three Airbus aircraft, an A320 which seats up to 166 passengers and two A319 seating up to 144 passengers.