Turkey's Pegasus Airlines receives Airbus A320neo

Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of an Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International´s LEAP-1A engines, the company said.

Pegasus placed an order for up to 100 A320neo family aircraft in 2012, making it a new Airbus customer. Pegasus Airlines along with Airbus and CFM top management and employees celebrated the delivery in a private ceremony at Airbus´ site in Hamburg.

The A320neo family is a fuel efficient single aisle aircraft family. The A320neo powered with the CFM International´s LEAP-1A provides operators with improvements in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, with a 15 percent reduction upon entry into service and up to a 20 percent reduction by 2020.

Airbus´ A320neo family incorporates new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, and has received 4,500 orders from 83 customers since its launch in 2010.