Iberia Express receives first Airbus A321neo

Iberia Express Airbus A320
An Airbus A320ceo of Iberia Express. Photo: © Alan Wilson

Spanish low-cost carrier Iberia Express has added the first Airbus A321neo aircraft to its fleet. The brand new A321neo arrived in Madrid on Friday and is the first of four new A321neo that will be delivered to Iberia Express this year.

With a total of 232 seats, the airline’s A321neo (‘neo engine option’) has a slightly larger capacity than the current previous generation A321ceo (‘current engine option’) jets in its fleet.

In addition to the Airbus A321 aircraft type, Iberia Express’ fleet includes A320ceo airplanes. All in all, the low-cost subsidiary of Spanish flag-carrier Iberia operates 24 Airbus jets on short- and medium-haul routes.

Due to the Coronavirus crisis, Iberia Express temporarily scaled down its flight operations. In the coming months, the Madrid-based airline will resume regular domestic flights and services within Europe. As part of the updated schedule, the A321neo is expected to be deployed on routes to the Canary and Balearic islands.