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Published: Thu 03 Sep 2015 at 09:18

Updated: Wed 09 Sep 2015 at 10:59


The North's leading leisure airline,, today announced the acquisition of 27 new aircraft from Boeing. The next generation 737-800s will be delivered over a two year period to 2018 and will be used to take package holiday and flight only customers to a range of exciting destinations across mainland Europe, the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, as well as a host of beautiful city breaks.

Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman said, "This is an exciting time in's history as we invest in our next phase of growth and development with this order of new 737-800NG aircraft. This reliable and contemporary aeroplane will deliver increased capacity across all our bases, and will also continue to ensure a comfortable and pleasant customer experience with its improved and stylish new cabin interior. A cost effective and exceptional aircraft, this new deal will allow us to build upon our already highly successful family friendly leisure travel business."

Philip concluded, "We are very pleased to have finalised this order with Boeing for the new 737-800NG aircraft, as our existing fleet of nearly 60 Boeing aeroplanes have proved to be very popular and reliable. This order ensures that we can continue to be at the forefront of developing our customer experience and product in line with our family friendly ethos; a comfortable and secure environment, coupled with great service and fabulous locations at a cost effective price."

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