JetBlue Airways has ordered another 30 Airbus A220-300s to take its firm commitment for the type to 100.

The US carrier launched services with its first A220-300 in April last year and has eight of the type in service.

JetBlue Airways Airbus A220

Source: JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Airways operates eight A220-300s

JetBlue chief executive Robin Hayes says: ”We’re already seeing benefits from the eight A220s we’ve added to the fleet, and we’re very happy to have more on the way, We’ve seen double-digits increases in customer satisfaction scores, and these fuel-efficient aircraft support our leadership in reducing carbon emissions.

”With 30 additional A220s on order, we’re in a position to accelerate our fleet modernization plans to deliver stronger cost performance and support our focus city network strategy.”

JetBlue operates its A220s in a 140-seat configuration,