A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 departing Washington Dulles. Virgin is one of the customers of lessor CIT Group (Image (CC) Aero Icarus)

CIT firms up for 20 Airbuses

Financing organisation CIT Group Inc. has firmed up its order for 15 A330-900neo aircraft and five A321ceo aircraft. CIT became one of the launch customers of the A330neo after signing its initial agreement in July 2014, at the Farnborough International Airshow.

The A330-800neo and the A330-900neo are two new members of the Airbus Widebody Family launched in July 2014 with first deliveries scheduled to start in Q4 2017. The A330neo incorporates latest generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, aerodynamic enhancements and new cabin features.

Amongst customers of the CIT Group are Aeromexico, the Lions Group, Dragon Air, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

Source: Airbus / CIT Group

A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 departing Washington Dulles. Virgin is one of the customers of lessor CIT Group (Image (CC) Aero Icarus)
A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 departing Washington Dulles. Virgin is one of the customers of lessor CIT Group (Image (CC) Aero Icarus)