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Thursday, April 25, 2013

China Signs Deal for 60 Airbus A320s, A330s

Airbus announced a General Terms Agreement (GTA) with China Aviation Supplies Holding Co. (CAS) for the purchase of 60 aircraft, worth up to $8 billion according to current list prices. The order includes 42 A320s and 18 wide-body A330s.
(Computer generated A320. Photo, courtesy of Airbus.)
State-run CAS signed the agreement during a series of France-China agreements signed while French President Francois Hollande met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Tuesday, Airbus reports. 

Airbus did not announce a scheduled delivery date for the aircraft.

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