Frontier Airlines took delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the fourth airline in North America to take delivery of the updated aircraft, after Volaris, VivaAerobus and Spirit Airlines.
The aircraft (registered N301FR, MSN 7141, named Wilbur the White Tail) is the first of the 80 A320neo family aircraft on order, now comprised by 18 A319neos and 61 A320neos. All of the aircraft will be powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines.
“We’re excited to receive our first A320neo,” said Barry Biffle, President and CEO – Frontier Airlines. “The efficiency of the A320neo will help us lower costs even more and pass those savings along to our customers.”