Transavia France (TO, Paris Orly) has taken delivery of its first A320-200neo, its first Airbus aircraft as it transitions from an all Boeing fleet.

F-GNEO (msn 11918) will be based at Paris Orly and is the first of thirteen A320neo the carrier expects this year. The ferry flight took place on January 10, 2024 from Toulouse Blagnac to Orly.

On lease from Avolon, this aircraft is equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines, and is configured with 186 seats in a single class. Its first scheduled flight occurred on January 15, with service to Porto.

According to the French civil aviation registry, F-GNEO was registered on December 29, 2023. ch-aviation fleets data shows Transavia France has a fleet composed of seventy-one 189-seater B737-800s, of which 61 are leased and ten are owned. None of these planes are leased from Avolon.

Last month, sister carrier Transavia Airlines (HV, Amsterdam Schiphol) took delivery of its maiden A321-200neo. In 2021, Air France-KLM placed a firm order for 100 A320neo family jets with options for an additional 60.

The group has the objective of reaching 64% new-generation aircraft in the fleet by 2028.