Low-cost carrier AirAsia X signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday for 50 Airbus A330-900neos, becoming the launch airline customer for the re-engined widebody that was launched Monday at the Farnborough Airshow. The deal, with a list price of $13 billion, follows MOUs for A330neos from three lessors that were announced this week. Air Lease Corp., Avolon and CIT Aerospace announced commitments for 25, 15 and 15 aircraft, respectively. The A330neo will be sole-source powered by a new ...

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