Airbus won six and two A320 firm orders from Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO and Pakistani carrier Airblue respectively. ALAFCO Chairman and CEO Ahmad Alzabin predicted "strong demand for the A320 family aircraft during the coming years." Airblue, which currently operates six A320 family aircraft, is in negotiations to add four more of the type to its order for two, Airbus said. The carrier, which launched in 2004, plans to configure the A320s into a 157-seat dual-class arrangement. Airbus noted that ...

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