After locking up orders and commitments for 280 aircraft worth around $33.5 billion at the Paris Air Show in June, it appears as if the Airbus order book is about to get even bigger with new commitments from LAN Airlines and GE Commercial Aviation Services for up to 80 new narrowbodies. Yesterday, the LAN Airlines board of directors authorized the acquisition of 25 A318s and A319s with a total value of $750 million, with options on a further 15. Engine selection was not announced. ...

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