GBAIR introduced the Airbus A321-S Enhanced on lease from October 2015. This variant of the Airbus A320 family features improved engines, wing enhancements, lighter materials, extra fuel capacity and improved avionics - all of which contribute to Enhanced performance over earlier versions of the A320 family. The A321-S also features "Sharklets", a distinctive fin on each wing tip which reduces drag and improves lift.
The aircraft are operated in are now operated in an all Economy Cabin variant.
Our Airbus A321 fleet will be replaced with new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft over the course of 2018
The Airbus A321 features a full economy cabin configuration and is used on higher density short-medium haul routes.
NUMBER IN FLEET: 8
CAPACITY: 196 Y
CREW: 2 Pilots & 5 Cabin Crew
ENGINES: 2 x IAE V2533-A5
RANGE: 3,700 Nautical Miles
CRUISING SPEED: 511 mph
SERVICE CEILING: 35-41,000ft