Hamburg - May 30 was a good day for airplane spotters. easyJet's first A321neo appeared at Airbus' Finkenwerder FAL in Hamburg, Germany with airline's colors on the vertical stabilizer and winglets, but without engines.

In May 2018, The British low-cost specialist modified its initial order of 130 re-engineered single-aisles, signed in 2013. 30, A320neo have been converted into A321neo, which will allow the company to continue to generate growth of traffic at the airports with the restricted time slots.

The A321neos will provide the British carrier an increase in seats per flight of about 30% compared to A320s and 50% compared to an A319s.

EasyJet stresses that the A321neo will also bring a reduction in unit costs between 8% and 9% compared to an A320neo, and 21% compared to an A319.

The first of 100 A320neo ordered will be delivered to the company next month.