Airbus said Tuesday that LAN Airlines finalized a previously announced order for 50 new A320 family aircraft. The order was initially announced as an MOU at the Farnborough International Airshow in July (ATW Daily News, July 21). It represents the largest single airline order for Airbus in Latin America and brings LAN's total Airbus orders to 152 aircraft. Airbus said the aircraft, to be equipped with Sharklets, will begin delivering in 2013. They will add capacity and in some ...

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