Airbus says finalises $11 bn in sales of A220 jets

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2019/01/03 | 231 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY
Airbus says finalises $11 bn in sales of A220 jets © Airbus

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Thursday it had finalised the sale of 120 A220-300 single-aisle jets worth $11 billion (9.7 billion euros). Sixty of the aircraft would go to low-cost US carrier JetBlue and another 60 to a start-up codenamed Moxy that is to begin operations in 2021, Airbus said.Airbus acquired in 2017 the A220-300 aircraft line, which Canadian firm Bombardier developed as its CSeries, and which represents a new generation designed for airlines seeking 100-150 seat ...(…)

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