JetSMART takes delivery of its 20th Airbus A320neo

JetSMART takes delivery of its 20th Airbus A320neo
JetSMART takes delivery of its 20th Airbus A320neo

On June 20 arrival to the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport on JetSMART’s 20th Airbus A320neoallowing the company to achieve a total fleet of 39 aircraft to continue its expansion throughout South America.

The aircraft, with registration CC-DIOshines in its vertical stabilizer a Freckled Tanager, a bird native to Central America, Colombia and Venezuela. Like the rest of its Airbus A320neo, it is configured in a single class of 186 seats and powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

He CC-DIO was assembled at the Airbus plant in Toulouse (TLS) and, after a delivery ceremony, it departed for Santiago (SCL), Chile, making stops in Reykjavík (KEF), Iceland; Bangor (BGR), United States; and Panama City (PTY).

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The new aircraft brings JetSMART’s fleet to 39 aircraft, made up of eleven Airbus A320ceo, twenty A320neo and eight A321neo. These aircraft are based at five airports: Buenos Aires, Concepción, Lima, Bogotá and Santiago, connecting 46 destinations in South America. According to Flightradar24, eight Airbus A320ceo are based on Argentina, eight Airbus A320neo in Peru, six Airbus A320neo in Colombia and the rest in Chili.

JetSMART has orders from others twenty-two A320neo, forty-two A321neo and fourteen A321XLR. The company hopes to reach its goal of 100 aircraft before 2030.

The ultra low-cost stands out for its domestic operations in four countries: Argentina and Chile with ten destinations, Peru with eight and Colombia, its most recent addition, with nine.

In addition, it has a presence in Ecuador with flights from Lima, in Paraguay from Buenos Aires, in Montevideo from Buenos Aires, Santiago and Rio de Janeiro; and in five Brazilian cities (Curitiba, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguaçu, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) starting from Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Santiago.

JetSMART destination network in South America.

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The only South American countries in which JetSMART does not have a presence are Bolivia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname. In recent months, it was announced that the company plans to expand to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, according to documents presented to regulatory entities.

Cover Photo: Steve Giordano/Nomadic

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