Airbus delivered its 10,000th A320 series aircraft to Beirut to be operated by MEA. MSN10000 is an A321NEO. Airbus’s 5,000th aircraft was delivered to MEA as well.
The A320 is a family of narrow-body airlines first introduced in March 1984. The family consists of A318, A319, A320, and A321. Most recently airbus developed the A320NEO ( new engine option) from this series.
The Boeing 737 was the highest-selling commercial aircraft until October 2019 when the Airbus A320 family series surpassed the 737 with total orders for the aircraft.
National airline Maldivian operates one A320 and one A321. Villa Air Flyme has expressed plans to acquire two A319’s for their International flight operations for 2021.