November 17, 2021 aviation

Dubai Airshow 2021: Airbus wins Dh12 billion Jazeera Airways deal


European aircraft manufacturer Airbus won another big deal on the third day of the Dubai Airshow 2021 on Tuesday, signing a deal with Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways for 20 A320neos and eight A321neos valued at more than $3.3 billion (Dh12.1 billion).

The agreement was signed by Rohit Ramachandran, CEO of Jazeera Airways and Christian Scherer, chief commercial officer of Airbus.

“We will effectively double our current fleet size to 35 aircraft by 2026. The airline has pulled out of the pandemic strongly in Q3 with a return to profitability. We have exciting expansion plans ahead, which will further boost our contribution to the Kuwait economy and in particular the travel sector,” said Marwan Boodai, chairman of Jazeera Airways.

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