Airbus received much-needed boosts from opposite sides of the world yesterday as the Chinese government and an Ohio-based startup placed large aircraft orders. In Beijing, the manufacturer and China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group Corp. signed a general terms agreement for 150 A320s and a letter of intent for 20 A350 XWBs. The A320s are on top of the 150 ordered by CASGC last year (ATWOnline, Dec. 6, 2005). CASGC President Li Hai and Airbus President and CEO Louis Gallois signed ...

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