GB Airways placed an order for five Airbus single-aisle family aircraft, comprising one A320 and four A321s. Deliveries are scheduled from 2007 onward, "while three extra A321s are expected to join the GB fleet by spring 2007," Airbus said in a statement, noting that this is the first time the airline is acquiring aircraft directly from the manufacturer. They will be powered by IAE V2500s. GB Airways, a British Airways franchise partner, currently operates 11 A320s and three A321s in its ...

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