Frontier A320neo during hand over ceremony. Airbus A320neo, this is the new generation of Airbus A320 series. The best selling item of Airbus. Also known as one of the most successful commercial aircraft in its market. Its direct competitor is Boeing 737 series. Together they sold more than 15,000 aircraft since 1980s.
According to our database, the A320 series have been produced more than 7,200 unit. These number consist of Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 series. At the time the first ever customer was Air France as launch customer.
Airbus A320neo has new tuned engine options. Coming from CFM Leap-1A and Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engine. Airbus claims they have 16 percent better of fuel performance. Even the airlines could fly 1,000 km longer and bigger payload.
Frontier Airlines is the first Airbus A320neo operator in North America. The carrier selected CFM Leap-1A as power plant. This is the first delivery out of 62 aircraft orders. Frontier sets the seating layout with 186 seats configuration. Apparently, Frontiers has retired whole Boeing 737 in 2005 and Embraer E-Jet fleet in 2013.