Azul Brazilian Airlines is now the third operator of the A320neo in Brazil following the delivery of its first A320neo, at Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves on October 20. Other operators include LATAM Airlines Brazil and Avianca Brazil. The airline has yet to confirm an exact date for the type’s entry into service but previous reports have pointed to a November 25 debut. Initially, the A320neo will be used on daily return flights from Fortaleza to Campinas Viracopos with Recife to follow thereafter.

Azul has thirty-five A320neo on order from Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) with lessors AerCap to provide twenty and GECAS to provide eight. Read more