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Flyadeal receives A320 aircraft

Posted 30 August 2017 · Add Comment

Saudia Arabia's Flyaadeal has taken delivery of its maiden aircraft as it progresses towards its AOC certification and ensuing launch, scheduled for September 23, reports ch-aviation.

In a statement, Dubai-based lessor DAE Capital said it had handed over the first of eight A320-200s to the Saudi budget carrier during a ceremony in Germany on August 23.

The aircraft was subsequently ferried from Hamburg Finkenwerder to Jeddah with the remaining seven aircraft to be delivered through 2018. In terms of long-term plans, it aims to employ a fleet of thirty aircraft by 2020 and fifty-four by 2030.

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