AirAsia X placed a firm order for 34 additional A330-900s and managed to negotiate for a previous commitment for 66 of the aircraft. The new commitment for 100 A330-900s were announced July 19 at the Farnborough Air Show and were a highly welcome endorsement for the slow-selling program. Airbus CCO Eric Schulz said he expects to sign several more A330neo orders with several customers before the end of the year. AirAsia X selected the 251-ton maximum takeoff (MTOW) version of the aircraft ...

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