Primera Air, a low-fare Nordic airline subsidiary of Primera Travel Group, took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo on April 16, 2018.

The aircraft, assembled in Hamburg, is the first of three A321neos to be leased from GECAS in 2018. Primera Air will also lease a further five A321neos from other lessors, including two A321LRs, growing its A321neo fleet to eight aircraft in 2018.

The aircraft, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines features a two-class layout with 16 premium and 182 economy seats. The aircraft was selected by Primera Air for its operational efficiency, comfort and range. The aircraft will be deployed in the United Kingdom and France on transatlantic destinations to North America.

Currently, the carrier’s fleet consists of seven Boeing 737-800, two B737-700 and has an ongoing order of ten B737 MAX 9