Airbus delivered the 1000th A320neo family aircraft with three key models: A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo on October 10, as it became known.
The most capacious model A321neo, which was released at the Hamburg factory for the Indian low-cost airline IndiGo, became the jubilee aircraft. The airline is the world’s largest customer of this type of airliner. It ordered 430 aircraft of the A320neo family from Airbus.
The first A320neo was delivered on January 2016. It took a little less than 4 years for the manufacturer to complete the first thousand orders. Compared to the base model A320, the A320neo family received new engines providing 20% fuel economy, new wingtips sharklets, a renewed interior layout, which increased maximum capacity.