Le Bourget: Budget carrier IndiGo could confirm an historic $16 billion order for 180 Airbus aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday, industry sources said.
The deal was provisionally announced in January but has been mired in further negotiations before it could be signed and go into the Airbus order book in a boost for parent EADS.
The deal is seen as the largest commercial jet order by number of aircraft but could be eclipsed by a roughly 200-plane order expected from AirAsia on Thursday.
Airbus declined to comment....more
09:12 PM, Jun 21, 2011
Le Bourget: European jet maker Airbus SAS took in orders and commitments for 142 aircraft worth $15 billion at list prices on the first day of the Paris Air Show, the company said on Monday. Of note were firm orders for 90 of its A320neo, a version of the workhorse jet that's been revamped to make it more fuel efficient. GE Capital Aviation Services and Sweden's SAS AB in combination...
09:24 PM, Jun 20, 2011