|Frontier A320 aircraft. Photo: Airbus
[Avionics Today 06-03-2015] Frontier Airlines, headquartered in Denver, Co., has placed a firm order for 10 Airbus A321 and two A320 aircraft. All 12 aircraft are Current Engine Option (CEO) aircraft.
This is the second time in less than a year that the airline has ordered the A321, the largest member of the Airbus A320 family. Including the new order, Frontier has a backlog of 101 Airbus single-aisle aircraft. Their current in-service fleet consists of 55 A320 family aircraft: 34 A319s and 21 A320s.
“This announcement paves the way for us to grow, modernize and renew our fleet while helping us build a strong foundation for the future,” said Barry Biffle, president of Frontier Airlines.