Wizz Air Takes Delivery of its First A321neo 

Wizz Air’s first A321neo in Hamburg, Germany – from left to right: Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and József Váradi, CEO Wizz Air (Airbus)

The European low cost carrier Wizz Air has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order. The handover took place in Hamburg, with József Váradi, CEO Wizz Air and Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer attending.

The new generation aircraft is powered by two Pratt & Whitney GTF engines and has with 239 seats in a single class configuration.

Wizz Air is an all Airbus operator, with more than 100 A320 Family aircraft operating all around Europe with 261 more to be delivered. With 184 of the larger A321neo aircraft on order, Wizz Air is the largest Airbus customer worldwide of the type.