Air China signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A320s for delivery in 2011-14, according to a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Aircraft are worth $1.63 billion at list prices, but CA said it was afforded "significant price concessions." It said the new aircraft will support a new hub in Chengdu "and expand the fleet capacity of the company in southwestern China while supplementing, to an appropriate extent, the flights in eastern China." Airbus confirmed to ATWOnline that ...

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