JetBlue finalises firm order for 40 Airbus A320neo aircraft

US-based JetBlue Airways has finalised its firm order with Airbus for 40 A320neo (new engine option) aircraft previously announced at the Paris Air Show in June.

The airline has not yet announced its engine selection for the A320neo order.

With this contract, JetBlue also converts 30 of its pre-existing orders for A320s to the larger A321 model with enhanced wingtip devices called Sharklets.

In total JetBlue currently has on order 40 A320neo aircraft, 30 A321s and 22 A320s.