24-Jun-2011 8:05 AM

Airbus announces best ever Paris Air Show, with A320neo starring

Airbus announced (23-Jun-2011) it has secured a total of 667 commitments for the A320neo family at the Paris Air Show this week. Total sales detailed at this point during the show had reached 730 for all Airbus aircraft types, including  11 A330s, six A350 and 12 A380s, making this the "best air show" ever for Airbus in terms of aircraft numbers. At list prices, Airbus announced USD72.2 billion worth of business, comprising MoUs for 312 aircraft worth USD28.2 billion and firm purchase orders for 418 aircraft worth around USD44.0 billion. [more - Airbus] [more - Order values]

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