11-Jun-2013 11:56 AM

Air France-KLM reportedly to sign A350 order at Paris Air Show

Air France-KLM reportedly plans to sign an order for 25 A350XWB aircraft with 35 options with a value of USD7.2 billion at list prices (USD17.2 billion including options) at the Paris Air Show (La Tribune/Wall Street Journal, 10-Jun-2013). Air France-KLM already signed a MoU for the aircraft however the order had not been firmed due to a dispute with Rolls-Royce. Air France however said on 10-Jun-2013 it is still in negotiations with Rolls-Royce over terms on a maintenance contract for the engines on the 25 aircraft.