Iberia Express (I2, Madrid Barajas) has announced that as part of its fleet renewal drive, it will take delivery of its first four A321neo in 2020.

In a statement, the Iberia low-cost subsidiary said the first of the new narrowbodies would tentatively deliver from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) in April next year.

The new aircraft will feature a total of 232 seats; a 6% improvement on its current fleet of four A321ceo which seat 220 in an all-economy class layout.

Iberia Express also operates nineteen A320ceo. Overall it specializes in connecting various cities across Spain and Western Europe with Madrid Barajas and the Canary Islands.