Spirit Airlines and Airbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Dubai Airshow for 75 A320 aircraft, comprising 45 A320neos and 30 A320s. The new aircraft will be used on Spirit’s growth markets in the US, Caribbean and Latin America. Airbus said the engine selection will be announced later. According to Airbus, firm orders and commitments for the A320neo, launched less than a year ago in December 2010, exceed 1,300 from 23 customers.
Bombardier Aerospace announced at the Dubai Airshow that Petroleum Air Services (PAS) of Cairo, Egypt has signed a contract to acquire one CRJ900 NextGen regional jet. The transaction also includes an option for another CRJ900 NextGen airliner. PAS's CRJ900 NextGen aircraft will be the first CRJ Series aircraft to operate in Egypt. Based on list prices, the contract is valued at approximately $42 million and could increase to $85 million if the option is converted to a firm ...
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