Air Côte d’Ivoire expands its Airbus fleet

Air Côte d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast’s national airline has  signed a firm order for the purchase of an additional A320neo to complete its fleet.

The order was signed at the just concluded Farnborough Air Show in United Kingdom.

Air Côte d’Ivoire already distinguished itself in the spring by becoming the first African airline to order the A320neo.

Reacting to the development, the Chairman of the airline board, General Abdoulaye Oulibaly said: “This additional A320neo will allow Air Côte d’Ivoire to truly differentiate its product by offering a higher level of comfort to its customers with new aircraft. Thanks to this new Airbus aircraft, Air Côte d’Ivoire will also improve its operating efficiency to better meet the need for traffic growth.”

For John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers, “This vote of confidence from Air Côte d’Ivoire is further proof of the rapid traffic growth in Africa, and of the leading role that this dynamic airline aims to play in the development of air transport on this continent. Airbus is delighted to contribute to this.”