Taiwan startup Starlux Airlines plans to purchase 17 Airbus A350 XWBs, adding considerable long-haul capacity to the forthcoming airline’s fleet. The new aircraft—12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s—are valued at about $6 billion at list prices, and will complement the airline’s intended fleet of 10 A321neos for which Starlux expects to finalize leases from third party lessors by the end of 2018. The MOU for the new A350s was announced in tandem with Airbus CCO Eric ...

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