Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Airbus Nears Deal for 430 Jets With Indigo Partners

A plane of Al Fursan or the Knights a UAE Air Force aerobatic display team performs during the Dubai Air Show United Arab Emirates Monday Nov. 13 2017 Emirates keeps pressure on Airbus to commit to A380 project
Preston Stone | 15 November, 2017, 10:32

After final purchase deals with each are confirmed, likely by the end of the year, Hungary's Wiz Air will receive 72 A320neos and 74 A321neos, United States carrier Frontier Airlines will receive 100 A320neos and 34 A321neos, Chile's JetSMART will receive 56 A320neos and 14 A321neos and Mexico's Volaris will receive 46 A320neos and 34 A321neos.

Airline pioneer Bill Franke looked set to place a historic $40 billion order for around 400 Airbus A320 jets, shaking up the low-priced industry and turning the annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders on its head.

They said the record order would include A320neos and A321neos, with the deal to be officially announced later on Wednesday at the Dubai Air Show. Shares in rival Boeing, who was also reported to be doing good business at the air show, closed 2.36% higher at $261.03, in the US.

The order by Indigo Partners trumps the 2015 order for 250 single-aisle planes valued at $27 billion by Indian budget carrier IndiGo.

Richard Sherman and CJ Prosise land on IR
But Maxwell lasted only one season in Philadelphia, shipped off to Miami along with Kiko Alonso in what amounted to salary dumps. The 29-year-old has gone through a workout with Seattle on Monday morning prior to re-signing with the team.

The agreement was signed by Dr Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, chairman of Golden Falcon Aviation, and John Leahy, chief operating officer Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft in the presence of Ali Al Fouzan, chairman of Wataniya Airways.

New Chile-based airline, JetSmart.

A spokesman for Airbus declined to comment, as did Indigo says Bloomberg.

Separately, Egyptair, which placed an initial order for 12 Bombardier CSeries on Tuesday, could return for more airplanes from the larger planemakers, industry sources said.

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