Atlantic Airways (RC, Vágar) has announced it has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for two A320-200neo during the ongoing 2019 Paris Air Show at Paris Le Bourget. Deliveries are slated for late 2023 and the first semester of 2024 respectively. The Faroese carrier said it would make an engine selection at a later stage.

Atlantic Airways is expecting its first of two A320neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation to deliver later this month. OY-RCK (msn 8918) will replace one of two A319-100s that will be returned to its lessor in July. The second ALC A320neo will arrive in Spring 2020. Both will seat 174 passengers.

Atlantic Airways also operates one A320-200.

Aside from Denmark, Iceland, and the United Kingdom, the airline also serves Spain, France, and Norway. It has also alluded to starting transatlantic services to the United States using the A320neo.

Editorial Comment: Updates with Atlantic Airways' commentary - 18.06.2019 - 16:13 UTC