Spirit Airlines has received its first Airbus A320neo, making the Florida-based carrier the first in the US to take delivery of the type. The aircraft, which is powered by the Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engine, is on lease from Dublin-based AerCap Holdings. Spirit is set to have five leased A320neos to its network by the end of the year. The airline said its “fleet is already one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the industry, and this move reinforces ...

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