SMBC Aviation Capital has announced the delivery of one Airbus A321-271NX aircraft (MSN 11646) equipped with two PW1133G-JM engines to Mexican low-cost airline Volaris. The carrier is based in Santa Fe, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City with bases in Cancún, Culiacán, Guadalajara, León/Del Bajío, Mexicali, Mexico City, Monterrey, and Tijuana. The aircraft and associated engines were delivered while located at the Airbus delivery centre in Mobile, Alabama.
The aircraft is the first of two units delivered to Volaris as part of this transaction with the airline. The next aircraft is scheduled to deliver in November 2023.
SMBC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, is a Japanese multinational banking and financial services institution owned by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. SMBC offers end-to-end solutions for payment processes and cash management needs, combining industry insights with technology to streamline day-to-day operations and achieve financial goals while mitigating risk. SMBC Group has offices in 19 cities across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) including its regional headquarters in London.