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Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing’s MAX sale

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways’ owner for rival Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet. Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, and Read More

KLM signs preliminary deal for 15 Embraer E195-E2 planes

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An Embraer E195-2 is seen on display, sporting a livery combining a lion’s head with an integrated circuit design, during the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, June 17 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday that Dutch airline KLM had Read More

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing showstopper

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus sealed plane deals with industry heavyweights Bill Franke and American Airlines on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet. Franke’s Indigo Partners signed a memorandum of understanding at the Paris Read More

Airbus and Boeing aircraft deals at Paris Airshow

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(Reuters) – Following is a summary of commercial aircraft deals announced by Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Airshow. AIRBUS * Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agrees to buy 32 A321XLRs worth an estimated $4.5 billion, and convert 18 more A320 family orders to the new aircraft. Read More

Wizz Air CEO looks to connect the dots with new long-range A321s

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FILE PHOTO: CEO of Wizz Air, Jozsef Varadi speaks during the unveiling ceremony of the 100th plane of its fleet at Budapest Airport, Hungary, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Wizz Air will use 20 new extended-range, narrow body Airbus jets primarily to connect existing destinations in its disparate network Read More

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus bounces back with Franke deal

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus struck a 50-plane deal with veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet. An Airbus A350-1000 performs during the 53rd International Paris Air Show Read More

Taiwan’s China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Taiwan’s China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernize its cargo fleet. The airline plans to transition from its older 747 freighters to a more modern twin-engine cargo planes on high-yielding routes from Taipei to North Read More

Mitsubishi signs MOU for 15 Spacejet planes

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PARIS (Reuters) – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp said on Wednesday it had signed a preliminary deal to sell 15 newly redesigned Spacejet M100 aircraft to a North American airline. The Spacejet M100 is a new and rebranded version of the delayed MRJ70, designed to carry 65 to 88 people and to be more competitive in the Read More

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX Read More

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX Read More