BLAGNAC, France, 03, Feb. 2012. Spirit Airlines has finalized its firm order for 75 Airbus single-aisles including 45 A320neo aircraft (new engine option). The original Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was announced at the 2011 Dubai air show. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection. Spirit's order for 45 A320 neo aircraft was booked in December 2011. The firming up of the additional 30 A320s in January brings the total new firm order to 75.
The new aircraft will be used on Spirit’s network of flights in the domestic United States, Caribbean and Latin America
The A320neo is a new engine option for the A320 Family entering service from 2015 and incorporates latest generation engines and large "Sharklet" wing tip devices.
Over 8,300 A320 Family aircraft have been ordered and some 5,000 delivered to more than 340 customers and operators worldwide.