Aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has ordered a further 60 A320neo family aircraft, taking its total for the type to nearly 340 aircraft purchased directly from Airbus, and enabling what the airframe manufacturer describes as a ‘constant delivery stream to beyond the end of the decade’. “This transaction is further testament of sustained global demand for technologically advanced, fuel-efficient aircraft, and comes amidst the continuing strong recovery in air travel worldwide,” said Peter Barrett, CEO of SMBC Aviation Capital. He added that he anticipates even greater demand for aircraft such as the A320neo and the A321neo in the coming years,
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