Virgin Australia leases more B737-800s

Virgin Australia is confident on the return of passenger demand now that air travel and border restrictions are being lifted in Australia and has signed Letter of Intents (LoI) with various lessors for seven additional B737-800s. The aircraft are set to be delivered next year.

The seven additional aircraft come on top of the nine already announced in August. Once delivered, it will bring the total fleet of B737-800s at Virgin Australia to 84. The company also announced that it will lease two additional A320s for its subsidiary Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, which already operates five A320s and eleven Fokker 100s.

Photo by Virgin Australia.

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